Definition of drumstick tree in US English:

drumstick tree

noun

  • 1Any of several trees of the genus Cassia (family Leguminosae (Fabaceae)), especially C. sieberiana of Africa.

  • 2The horseradish tree, Moringa oleifera.

Origin

Early 19th century. Compare Dutch trommelstokboom, denoting Cassia fistula.