dragon tree

dragon tree
any of several trees, of the genus Dracaena, having a thick trunk, sword-shaped leaves and orange fruit, especially Dracaena draco from the Canary Islands - the source of dragons blood
See Also: dragons blood

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  • Dragon tree — dragon drag on (dr[a^]g [u^]n), n. [F. dragon, L. draco, fr. Gr. dra kwn, prob. fr. de rkesqai, dra kein, to look (akin to Skr. dar[,c] to see), and so called from its terrible eyes. Cf. {Drake} a dragon, {Dragoon}.] 1. (Myth.) A fabulous animal …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dragon-tree — tikroji dracena statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Draceninių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Dracaena draco), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Dracaena draco angl. dragon dracaena; dragon tree; dragontree vok. Drachenblutbaum; gemeiner… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • dragon-tree — dracena statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Draceninių (Dracaenaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Dracaena). atitikmenys: lot. Dracaena angl. dracaena; dragon tree vok. Dracaene; Drachenbaum; Drachenlilie rus. драцена lenk. dracena; drzewo smocze;… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • dragon tree — /ˈdrægən tri/ (say draguhn tree) noun a tree, Dracaena draco, of the Canary Islands, yielding a variety of dragon s blood …  

  • dragon tree — noun a slow growing palm like tree native to the Canary Islands, yielding dragon s blood. [Dracaena draco.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • dragon tree — noun tall tree of the Canary Islands; source of dragon s blood • Syn: ↑Dracaena draco • Hypernyms: ↑dracaena …   Useful english dictionary

  • dragon tree — 1. a tall, treelike plant, Dracaena draco, of the Canary Islands, scarce in the wild but common in cultivation, yielding a variety of dragon s blood. 2. any of several other plants of the genus Dracaena, as D. marginata, having long, sword shaped …   Universalium

  • dragon-tree — …   Useful english dictionary

  • white dragon-tree — dailioji agatpupė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Sesbania formosa), paplitęs Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Sesbania formosa angl. dragon flowertree; swamp corkwood; white dragon tree šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • dragon — drag on (dr[a^]g [u^]n), n. [F. dragon, L. draco, fr. Gr. dra kwn, prob. fr. de rkesqai, dra kein, to look (akin to Skr. dar[,c] to see), and so called from its terrible eyes. Cf. {Drake} a dragon, {Dragoon}.] 1. (Myth.) A fabulous animal,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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