Wig tree
Wig Wig, n. [Abbreviation from periwig.] [1913 Webster] 1. A covering for the head, consisting of hair interwoven or united by a kind of network, either in imitation of the natural growth, or in abundant and flowing curls, worn to supply a deficiency of natural hair, or for ornament, or according to traditional usage, as a part of an official or professional dress, the latter especially in England by judges and barristers. [1913 Webster]

2. An old seal; -- so called by fishermen. [1913 Webster]

{Wig tree}. (Bot.) See {Smoke tree}, under {Smoke}. [1913 Webster]


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  • wig tree — noun Old World shrub having large plumes of yellowish feathery flowers resembling puffs of smoke • Syn: ↑Venetian sumac, ↑Cotinus coggygria • Hypernyms: ↑smoke tree, ↑smoke bush …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wig — Wig, n. [Abbreviation from periwig.] [1913 Webster] 1. A covering for the head, consisting of hair interwoven or united by a kind of network, either in imitation of the natural growth, or in abundant and flowing curls, worn to supply a deficiency …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smoke tree — noun 1. greyish green shrub of desert regions of southwestern United States and Mexico having sparse foliage and terminal spikes of bluish violet flowers; locally important as source of a light colored honey of excellent flavor • Syn: ↑Dalea… …   Useful english dictionary

  • smoke tree — pūkenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Anakardinių (Anacardiaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Cotinus). atitikmenys: lot. Cotinus angl. smoke tree; wig tree vok. Perückenbaum; Perückenstrauch rus. скумпия lenk. perukowiec …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

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