1. [ noun ] (botany) deciduous Chinese shrub or small tree with often trilobed leaves grown for its pink-white flowers
Synonyms: Prunus_triloba
Related terms: almond_tree
2. [ noun ] (botany) woody oriental plant with smooth unfurrowed red fruit grown especially for its white or pale pink blossoms
Synonyms: Prunus_japonica oriental_bush_cherry
Related terms: almond_tree
Similar spelling:   flowering_onion