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Meaning of "camphor tree" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CAMPHOR TREE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CAMPHOR TREE

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Camphor tree is a noun.
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WHAT DOES CAMPHOR TREE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

camphor tree

Cinnamomum camphora

Cinnamomum camphora is a large evergreen tree that grows up to 20–30 metres tall. The leaves have a glossy, waxy appearance and smell of camphor when crushed. In spring it produces bright green foliage with masses of small white flowers. It produces clusters of black berry-like fruit around 1 centimetre in diameter. It has a pale bark that is very rough and fissured vertically. Cinnamomum camphora is native to China south of the Yangtze River, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, and has been introduced to many other countries.

Definition of camphor tree in the English dictionary

The definition of camphor tree in the dictionary is a lauraceous evergreen E Asian tree, Cinnamomum camphora, whose aromatic wood yields camphor. Other definition of camphor tree is any similar tree, such as the dipterocarpaceous tree Dryobalanops aromatica of Borneo.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CAMPHOR TREE

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WORDS THAT END LIKE CAMPHOR TREE

at the top of the tree
big tree
cabbage tree
Christmas tree
coffee tree
family tree
flame tree
hall tree
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lemon tree
plane tree
rain tree
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rubber tree
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Seville orange tree
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tree
tulip tree
white tea tree

Synonyms and antonyms of camphor tree in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «camphor tree» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CAMPHOR TREE

Find out the translation of camphor tree to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of camphor tree from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «camphor tree» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

樟树
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

árbol de alcanfor
570 millions of speakers

English

camphor tree
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कपूर पेड़
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

شجرة الكافور
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

камфорное дерево
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

árvore de cânfora
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুমার গাছ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

camphrier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pokok campur
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kampferbaum
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クスノキ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

녹나무
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Camphor tree
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

cây long nảo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கற்பூரம் மரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कापूरचे झाड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kafur ağacı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

albero di canfora
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

drzewo kamfora
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

камфорне дерево
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

arbore de camfor
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

καμφορά δέντρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kamferboom
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kamferträd
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

camphor treet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of camphor tree

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CAMPHOR TREE»

The term «camphor tree» is normally little used and occupies the 124.507 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about camphor tree

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CAMPHOR TREE»

Discover the use of camphor tree in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to camphor tree and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Trees for Urban and Suburban Landscapes
Camphor-Tree. Pronunciation: sin-nah-MO-mum cam-FORE-ah CitruS Spp. Citrus Pronunciation: SIT-truss species ... The stems and bark on young branches of Camphor-Tree are btight green, tinged with red when young, maruting into a dark ...
Edward F. Gilman, 1997
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Cinnamon and Cassia: The Genus Cinnamomum
Introduction The camphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora) grows naturally in China, Japan, Taiwan and in the adjoining regions of South-East Asia, its natural habitat extending up to the sub-Himalayan regions of India. It is also cultivated in  ...
P. N. Ravindran, K Nirmal-Babu, M Shylaja, 2003
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Aromatic Plants
Habitat and distribution Camphor tree is a native of Japan, China and Taiwan. It is distributed over tropical and sub-tropical countries of Asia, Africa and South America for its woods from which camphor oil is derived. In India, plant is cultivated ...
‎2007
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Fables and Plants
One day, someone planted a baby Tree next to the Camphor Tree. The Camphor Tree saw that the baby tree was tender and weak, and wondered how it would survive when the wind blew on it or the rain fell on it. Therefore the Camphor Tree  ...
Peter K. Chen, 2011
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Dairi Stories and Pakpak Storytelling: A Storytelling ...
When he found a camphor tree, he asked: 'How much do you contain, camphor tree?' 'I just contain one gantang', said the camphor tree. He found a second one: 'How much do you contain, camphor tree?' 'I contain one selup', it said. Then he ...
Clara Brakel-Papenhuijzen, 2014
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The Complete Technology Book On Natural Products (Forest Based)
Himadri Panda. Camphor tree has been found to grow in India upto an altitude of 2 100m. However, it thrives best at an elevation of 1350-1800m provided temperature does not fall below -9°C. It can withstand annual rainfall of 1 10- 360cm.
Himadri Panda, 2002
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A Healing Grove: African Tree Remedies and Rituals for the ...
WILd CAMPHOr Tree Camphor of different types has been used on both sides of the Atlantic. Wild camphor (Tarchonanthus camphorates) was used in South Africa among the hunter/gatherer societies there. Today, several South African ...
Stephanie Rose Bird, 2009
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Universal Technological Dictionary: Or, Familiar ...
or Camphor-Tree, the Laurus camphora of Linnasus ; a tree so called because it yields the camphor, which is extracted by distilling the wood with water in pots stuffed with straw, when the camphor sublimes, and concretes upon the straw in ...
George Crabb, 1823
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New Perfume Handbook
A similar balsam is obtained from the Borneo Camphor tree (Dryobala- nops camphora = D. aromatica), from which is produced East Indian Oil of Camphor, much prized by the Chinese for scenting soaps but little used in the West. This balsam ...
N. Groom, 1997
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The Artisans and Entrepreneurs of Dongyang County: Economic ...
In acknowledging a "camphor tree mother," the head of the child's household used three cups of wine, a slice of pork, a bowl of rice, and a bowl of doufu to worship the "camphor tree mother" at the base of the tree. He would light incense and ...
Eugene Cooper, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CAMPHOR TREE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term camphor tree is used in the context of the following news items.
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Traveling with Totoro (and Kiki too)! Official Studio Ghibli suitcases …
... either because you bought some souvenirs while on your trip or received a packet of camphor tree seeds from Totoro himself, you'll be happy ... «RocketNews24, Jun 15»
2
Hong Kong village's revival hampered by red tape
Legend has it that Japanese troops attempted to chop down a giant camphor tree to take back to Japan. It was spared after villagers conjured ... «South China Morning Post, Jun 15»
3
The Casino will be moved — somewhere
Rainey remembers joining the Camphor Tree Gang in Fruitland Park as a 9-year-old. For her initiation, she climbed to the top of the windmill ... «Daily Commercial, Jun 15»
4
Stalking the wild oriole in San Jose
My yard in Willow Glen has a huge, old live oak and a very old though somewhat sparse camphor tree and a few smaller trees. I also have very ... «San Jose Mercury News, May 15»
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News of our past: Water district plans rationing during 1990 drought
... a toothache or something that indicates treatment by camphor he has a camphor tree 75-80 feet tall, which he planted before the world war. «Chico Enterprise-Record, May 15»
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The thousand-year-old camphor tree in Vietnam
At present, the camphor tree is well taken care of and conserved by the local authorities, which is in their best interest as it continues to be an ... «VietNamNet Bridge, May 15»
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Wild File: Meet the Spicebush Swallowtail
... leaves, and sometimes eat the leaves of other forest shrubs and the leaves of some trees including the tulip tree, camphor tree and magnolia. «The News-Press, May 15»
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Improvement of St. Simons Island bike path draws protest over …
Native to East Asia, the camphor tree is an exotic species that crowds out native trees. The project has been in the works since 2005, ... «Florida Times-Union, May 15»
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Camphor-scented leaves found in Western Ghats
Camphor oil is extracted by steam from the chipped wood, root stumps and branches of the camphor tree. It is then rectified under vacuum and ... «The Hindu, May 15»
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Robert B. Sherman Through the Eyes of His Son Robbie
... From Before To Beyond (Camphor Tree Publishers, 1998). Again, this was in keeping with his belief that it wasn't necessary to repeat a story. «MousePlanet, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Camphor tree [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/camphor-tree>. Aug 2019 ».
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