tree of life

tree of life
Date: 1880 a conventionalized and often ornate representation of a tree used as a decorative motif

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tree of life — Tree Tree (tr[=e]), n. [OE. tree, tre, treo, AS. tre[ o], tre[ o]w, tree, wood; akin to OFries. tr[=e], OS. treo, trio, Icel. tr[=e], Dan. tr[ae], Sw. tr[ a], tr[ a]d, Goth. triu, Russ. drevo, W. derw an oak, Ir. darag, darog, Gr. dry^s a tree,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tree of life — For other uses, see Tree of life (disambiguation). An 1847 depiction of the Norse Yggdrasil as described in the Icelandic Prose Edda by Oluf Olufsen Bagge The concept of a tree of life, a many branched tree illustrating the idea that all life on… …   Wikipedia

  • Tree-of-Life — See also tree of life for other meanings of the term.The Tree of Life is a fictional plant (the ancestor of yams, with similar appearance and taste) in Larry Niven s Known Space universe, for which all Hominids have an in built genetic craving.… …   Wikipedia

  • Tree of Life (Judeo-Christian) — See also Tree of life for other cultural interpretations of the term, and : Tree of life (disambiguation) for other meanings of the term. The Tree of Life (Heb. עץ החיים Etz haChayim ), in the Book of Genesis is a tree planted by God in midst of… …   Wikipedia

  • Tree of life (disambiguation) — The Tree of Life or tree of life may refer to:Concepts religion* Tree of life, a metaphor for common descent, and a motif in various world theologies and philosophies. It is closely related to the concept of the world tree. * Tree of Life (Judeo… …   Wikipedia

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  • Tree of life (science) — See also Tree of life (disambiguation) for other meanings of the Tree of Life. Charles Darwin believed that phylogeny, the ascent of all species through time, was expressible as a metaphor he termed the Tree of Life. The modern development of… …   Wikipedia

  • Tree of Life (film) — Infobox Film name = The Tree of Life image size = caption = director = Terrence Malick producer = Bill Pohlad Sarah Green Grant Hill writer = Terrence Malick narrator = starring = Brad Pitt Sean Penn Jennifer Sipes music = cinematography =… …   Wikipedia

  • Tree of Life Christian Schools — Infobox School name = Tree of Life Christian Schools imagesize = caption = motto = established = 1978 type = Private, college preparatory denomination = Church of Christ affiliation = authority = grades = K ndash;12 president = Lezlee Knowles… …   Wikipedia

  • Tree of Life Web Project — The Tree of Life Web Project is an ongoing Internet project providing information about the diversity and phylogeny of life on Earth. This collaborative peer reviewed project began in 1995, and is written by biologists from around the world. The… …   Wikipedia

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