Jesse tree

noun a representation of the genealogy of Jesus as a tree with Jesse (the father of King David) at the base and intermediate descendants on branching scrolls of foliage.

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  • jesse tree — ˈjesē , si noun or jesse ( s) Usage: usually capitalized J Etymology: after Jesse, father of David in the Bible : a genealogical tree in which the lineage of Christ is represented in sculpture and decorative art called also tree of Jesse …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jesse tree. — See tree of Jesse. * * * …   Universalium

  • Jesse tree. — See tree of Jesse …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jesse Tree — noun A symbolic tree, used as a common figure in medieval art, whose branches represent religious genealogies …   Wiktionary

  • Tree of Jesse — The oldest complete Jesse Tree window is in Chartres Cathedral, 1145. The Tree of Jesse is a depiction in art of the Ancestors of Christ, shown in a tree which rises from Jesse of Bethlehem, the father of King David; the original use of the… …   Wikipedia

  • tree of jesse — Usage: usually capitalized J Etymology: after Jesse, father of David in the Bible : jesse tree * * * a pictorial or sculpted image representing the family tree of Christ. Also called Jesse tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • tree of Jesse — noun see jesse tree * * * a pictorial or sculpted image representing the family tree of Christ. Also called Jesse tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • tree of Jesse — a pictorial or sculpted image representing the family tree of Christ. Also called Jesse tree. * * * …   Universalium

  • jesse window — noun Usage: usually capitalized J Etymology: after Jesse in the Bible : a decorative window in which a Jesse tree is a principal subject of the design …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jesse Stuart — Born Jesse Hilton Stuart August 8, 1907(1907 08 08) Riverton, Kentucky, USA Died February 17, 1984(1984 02 17) (aged 76) Ironton, Ohio, USA Occupation Author, educator …   Wikipedia

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