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English → English (WordNet) Definition: flame tree flame tree n 1: a terrestrial evergreen shrub or small tree of western Australia having brilliant yellow-orange flowers; parasitic on roots of grasses [syn: fire tree, Christmas tree , Nuytsia floribunda] 2: showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana [syn: royal poinciana, flamboyant, peacock flower , Delonix regia, Poinciana regia] 3: north Australian tree having white flowers and broad leaves [syn: broad-leaved bottletree, Brachychiton australis] 4: south Australian tree having panicles of brilliant scarlet flowers [syn: flame durrajong, Brachychiton acerifolius, Sterculia acerifolia] 5: tropical American thorny shrub or small tree; fragrant yellow flowers used in making perfumery [syn: huisache, cassie, mimosa bush, sweet wattle, sweet acacia, scented wattle , Acacia farnesiana]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Flame tree Flame \Flame\ (fl[=a]m), n. [OE. flame, flaume, flaumbe, OF. flame, flambe, F. flamme, fr. L. flamma, fr. flamma, fr. flagrare to burn. See Flagrant, and cf. Flamneau, Flamingo.] 1. A stream of burning vapor or gas, emitting light and heat; darting or streaming fire; a blaze; a fire. [1913 Webster] 2. Burning zeal or passion; elevated and noble enthusiasm; glowing imagination; passionate excitement or anger. “In a flame of zeal severe.” --Milton. [1913 Webster] Where flames refin'd in breasts seraphic glow. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Smit with the love of sister arts we came, And met congenial, mingling flame with flame. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 3. Ardor of affection; the passion of love. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 4. A person beloved; a sweetheart. --Thackeray. Syn: Blaze; brightness; ardor. See Blaze. [1913 Webster] Flame bridge, a bridge wall. See Bridge, n., 5. Flame color, brilliant orange or yellow. --B. Jonson. Flame engine, an early name for the gas engine. Flame manometer, an instrument, invented by Koenig, to obtain graphic representation of the action of the human vocal organs. See Manometer. Flame reaction (Chem.), a method of testing for the presence of certain elements by the characteristic color imparted to a flame; as, sodium colors a flame yellow, potassium violet, lithium crimson, boracic acid green, etc. Cf. Spectrum analysis, under Spectrum. Flame tree (Bot.), a tree with showy scarlet flowers, as the Rhododendron arboreum in India, and the Brachychiton acerifolium of Australia. [1913 Webster]


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