Meaning of tamarisk
Pronunciation: (tam'u-risk), [key]
- any Old World tropical plant of the genus Tamarix, esp. T. gallica, an ornamental Mediterranean shrub or small tree having slender, feathery branches.
- a shrub or small tree, Tamarix chinensis, of Eurasia, having scalelike leaves and clusters of pink flowers, naturalized in the southwestern U.S., where it has become a troublesome weed.
- tamarisk (Thesaurus)