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A tropical American tree yielding a juice which looks and tastes like cow's milk.
- ‘One morning, we hop off the boats, following our guide into a dim forest of enormous cow trees and ancient cedars.’
- ‘Some of the larger trees include the purple heart, poponjoche, nargusta, banak, cow tree, espave and crabwood.’
- ‘A related species is the cow tree in Venezuela, whose latex is drunk.’
- ‘The vegetation in this forest is mostly trees like cow trees, more commonly referred to as milk trees.’
- ‘After about an hour, the boat motored into a small, intimate lagoon surrounded by rubber, mahogany, and cow trees.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.