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

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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 — Lebensbaum bezeichnet in der Botanik: die Nadelbaumarten der Gattung Lebensbäume (Thuja) Hiba Lebensbaum (Thujopsis dolabrata) Morgenländischer Lebensbaum (Platycladus orientalis) Sibirischer Zwerg Lebensbaum oder Fächerwacholder (Microbiota… …   Deutsch 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

  • Tree of life (Kabbalah) — Part of a series on Kabbalah …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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