noun a leguminous tree or shrub of warm climates, with feathery leaves and plume-like flowers. [Genus Albizia.]
mod. L., named after the 18th-cent. Italian nobleman Filippo delgi Albizzi.

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  • albizzia — n. 1. 1 [Named after Filipo Delgi Albizzi, a Tuscan nobleman of the mid 18th century.] any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus {Albizia}, of the legume family. [RHUD] Syn: albizia [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • albizzia — ● albizzia nom masculin (de Filippo Degli Albizzi, nom propre) Arbre des régions chaudes (mimosacée), aux feuilles composées pennées, aux fleurs blanches à étamines en partie soudées et dont le fruit est une gousse plate. albizzia [albidzja] n. f …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Albizzia — Durazz., Gattung der Leguminosen, unbewehrte Bäume oder Sträucher mit doppelt gefiederten Blättern und zahlreichen kleinen oder wenigen großen Blättchen, weißen, gelben oder roten Blüten in kugeligen Köpfchen oder zylindrischen Ähren und breiten …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • albizzia — noun any of numerous trees of the genus Albizia • Syn: ↑albizia • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑silk tree, ↑Albizia julibrissin, ↑Albizzia julibrissin, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Albizzia — Albizia Albizia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • albizzia — al·bìz·zia s.f. TS bot. pianta ornamentale del genere Albizzia | con iniz. maiusc., genere della famiglia delle Mimosacee {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1772. ETIMO: dal lat. scient. Albizzĭa, der. di Albizzi, nome di Filippo degli Albizzi, che nel sec …   Dizionario italiano

  • albizzia — /al biz ee euh, bit see euh/, n. any of several trees and shrubs belonging to the genus Albizia, of the legume family, native to warm regions of the Old World, having feathery pinnate leaves, densely clustered flowers, and flat pods. [1772; < NL …   Universalium

  • albizzia — pl.f. albizzie …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • albizzia — al·biz·zia …   English syllables

  • Albizzia Julibrissin — Silk Silk, n. [OE. silk, selk, AS. seolc, seoloc; akin to Icel. silki, SW. & Dan. silke; prob. through Slavic from an Oriental source; cf. Lith. szilkai, Russ. shelk , and also L. sericum Seric stuff, silk. Cf. {Sericeous}. {Serge} a woolen stuff …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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