Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Tree

19 September 2020 The Sun Cryptic

We have 58 answers for the crossword clue Tree. We last saw the 'Tree' clue in The Sun Cryptic on Thursday, 17 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917)
  • A figure that branches from a single root; "genealogical tree"
  • Chase an animal up a tree; "the hunters treed the bear with dogs and killed it"; "her dog likes to tree squirrels"
  • Plant with trees; "this lot should be treed so that the house will be shaded in summer"
  • A tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • Stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree
  • Force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape

Anagrams

We found 2 anagrams for the word 'Tree'.

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Crossword Answers

3 Letters

ASH

Strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats

ELM

Any of various trees of the genus Ulmus: important timber or shade trees

FIG

Fleshy sweet pear-shaped yellowish or purple multiple fruit eaten fresh or preserved or dried

FIR

Any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas

OAK

A deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"

YEW

Wood of a yew; especially the durable fine-grained light brown or red wood of the English yew valued for cabinetwork and archery bows

4 Letters

ACER

Type genus of the Aceraceae; trees or shrubs having winged fruit

COLA

Large genus of African trees bearing kola nuts

FIRE

The act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"

PALM

The inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers

PINE

A coniferous tree

5 Letters

ALDER

Wood of any of various alder trees; resistant to underwater rot; used for bridges etc

ARBOR

Tree (as opposed to shrub)

ASPEN

Any of several trees of the genus Populus having leaves on flattened stalks so that they flutter in the lightest wind

BEECH

Any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth grey bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs; north temperate regions

BIRCH

A switch consisting of a twig or a bundle of twigs from a birch tree; used to hit people as punishment; "my father never spared the birch"

CAROB

Powder from the ground seeds and pods of the carob tree; used as a chocolate substitute

CEDAR

Durable aromatic wood of any of numerous cedar trees; especially wood of the red cedar often used for cedar chests

ELDER

A person who is older than you are

HAZEL

A shade of brown that is yellowish or reddish; it is a greenish shade of brown when used to describe the color of someone's eyes

LARCH

Wood of a larch tree

MAPLE

Any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone

OLIVE

Of a yellow-green color similar to that of an unripe olive

PEACH

A shade of pink tinged with yellow

PECAN

Smooth brown oval nut of south central United States

PLANE

An aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"

PLANT

(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

ROWAN

Eurasian tree with orange-red berrylike fruits

SHRUB

A low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

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ACACIA

Any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia

CHERRY

A red fruit with a single hard stone

CORNER

An interior angle formed by two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room"

FAMILY

A social unit living together; "he moved his family to Virginia"; "It was a good Christian household"; "I waited until the whole house was asleep"; "the teacher asked how many people made up his home"

LAUREL

United States slapstick comedian (born in England) who played the scatterbrained and often tearful member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1890-1965)

LINDEN

Any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber

POPLAR

Any of numerous trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins

SPRUCE

Any coniferous tree of the genus Picea

WALNUT

Nut of any of various walnut trees having a wrinkled two-lobed seed with a hard shell

WILLOW

A textile machine having a system of revolving spikes for opening and cleaning raw textile fibers

7 Letters

COCONUT

The edible white meat of a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries

CONIFER

Any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones

DOGWOOD

A tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers

GALLOWS

An instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from which a condemned person is executed by hanging

HICKORY

American hardwood tree bearing edible nuts

REDWOOD

Either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae

8 Letters

CHESTNUT

A dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse

HORNBEAM

Any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Carpinus

LABURNUM

Flowering shrubs or trees having bright yellow flowers; all parts of the plant are poisonous

SHOETREE

A wooden or metal device that is inserted into a shoe to preserve its shape when it is not being worn

SYCAMORE

Eurasian maple tree with pale grey bark that peels in flakes like that of a sycamore tree; leaves with five ovate lobes yellow in autumn

TAMARACK

Medium-sized larch of Canada and northern United States including Alaska having a broad conic crown and rust-brown scaly bark

TAMARIND

Large tropical seed pod with very tangy pulp that is eaten fresh or cooked with rice and fish or preserved for curries and chutneys

11 Letters

COPPERBEECH

Variety of European beech with shining purple or copper-colored leaves

SILVERBIRCH

European birch with silvery white peeling bark and markedly drooping branches

TREEDIAGRAM

A figure that branches from a single root; "genealogical tree"

13 Letters

HORSECHESTNUT

Tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds

17 Letters

GENEALOGICALCHART

22 Letters

SIRHERBERTBEERBOHMTREE

English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917)

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