Meaning of bonsai
Pronunciation: (bon-sī', -zī', bōn-, bon'sī, -zī, bōn'-), [key]
— pl. -sai.
- a tree or shrub that has been dwarfed, as by pruning the roots and pinching, and is grown in a pot or other container and trained to produce a desired shape or effect.
- the art or hobby of developing and growing such a plant or plants.
- bonsai (Thesaurus)