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pronunciation:
tri
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a perennial woody plant consisting of roots, a trunk, and branches, usu. growing to a substantial height.
 
definition 2: any of a variety of shrubs, bushes, or plants similar to a tree in shape or size.
definition 3: any object resembling a tree.
a clothes tree
definition 4: a chart that illustrates family lineage.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: treed, treeing, trees
definition: to force to climb up a tree in evasion of danger.
A big dog treed our cat.
 
derivations: treeless (adj.), treelike (adj.)
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broader category that includes trees
see/see also tree
some activities with trees
some categories of trees
some examples of trees
some kinds of trees
some parts of trees
some people associated with trees
some people who study trees
some places for trees
some things trees provide
some things built in trees
some things produced by trees
young trees