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Any of a number of Asian trees which are cultivated as ornamentals, in particular.
- ‘Pride of India, Largestroemia speciosa, is a very graceful ornamental tree with wispy branches and glossy narrow leaves.’
- ‘It is generally called "China tree" or sometimes "goldenrain tree," but it is also known as "pride of India" or "varnish tree.’
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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.