See also: Katsura

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 katsura on Wikipedia
A katsura tree

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Japanese (katsura).

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Noun edit

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”, in New York Times[1]:
      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.

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Romanization edit


  1. Rōmaji transcription of かつら
  2. Rōmaji transcription of カツラ