What is another word for tamarisk?

Pronunciation: [tˈaməɹˌɪsk] (IPA)

Tamarisk is a genus of salt-tolerant shrubs or small trees with needle-like leaves that are native to the arid regions of Eurasia and northern Africa. There are various synonyms for the word tamarisk such as salt cedar, tamarack, athel tree, and myricaria. Salt cedar is the most commonly used synonym for tamarisk in the United States due to the tree's ability to absorb and remove large amounts of salt from the soil. Tamarack is also used as a synonym for tamarisk, but it refers to a different species of tree that is native to North America. Athel tree and Myricaria are less commonly used synonyms but are still valid when referring to tamarisk.

What are the hypernyms for Tamarisk?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Tamarisk?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for tamarisk (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Tamarisk?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Tamarisk

Lines of houses, similar to their new abode, and all built apart in their own grounds, stood on each side of the road, behind hedges of tamarisk or pomegranate.
"The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley"
Bertram Mitford
The king sat on the height near Gibeah under the tamarisk, with his spear in his hand and his servants round him.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI)"
Max Duncker
The state-rooms of the farm-house-parlour, hall, and best bedrooms-looked eastward upon Cromwell's Sound; but the waters of the Sound were hidden from the lower windows by a stout hedge of tamarisk.
"Major Vigoureux"
A. T. Quiller-Couch

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