katsura

EnglishEdit

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A katsura tree

EtymologyEdit

Japanese カツラ (katsura).

NounEdit

katsura (plural katsuras)

  1. One of two species of trees in the genus Cercidiphyllum, most commonly Cercidiphyllum japonicum, one of the largest trees in Asia.
    • 2007 May 31, Anne Raver, “Reshaping Their Own Worldview”, New York Times:
      To screen out the houses, Mr. Darke and Ms. Zoehrer have planted cedars and katsura trees, sweetshrub and shadbush, and turned their gaze inward, to the garden of their own making.

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

katsura

  1. rōmaji reading of かつら
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