mulberry tree


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Synonyms for mulberry tree

any of several trees of the genus Morus having edible fruit that resembles the blackberry

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As retold by Pyramus -- also known as the mulberry tree -- the 7th-century story verges on metanarrative as she recounts the tale of two lovers, whose ill-fated meeting leads to both their deaths, their blood coating the once-white mulberry tree and turning its fruits red.
The original mulberry tree was cut down in 1756 by the Rev Francis Gastrell, who became fed up with tourists who wanted to look at the tree.
China has an ideal climate for Mulberry trees and thus, from a very early time (certainly before the birth of Christ), it became the center of the Eastern silk industry.
We want our faith to be so large it could move a mulberry tree instantly, a mountain suddenly, and end poverty or a war today.
Labourers contribute money and manage the midday food under the mulberry tree.
THE 400 year-old Mulberry tree in the garden of a house called Hopkins in the Warwickshire village of Long Marston is a mere youngster compared to the house it belongs to.
The garden has been carefully tended for years and contains a mulberry tree from the time of James 1.
Yet, isn't this the impossible teaching of Jesus who said, "If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to [this] mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted and planted in the sea' and it would obey you" (Luke 17:6)?
Julia drags her feet, but Patrick's enthusiasm carries the day, especially when they locate a mulberry tree nearby, a source for the fresh mulberry leaves silkworms need to eat.
Strother's homemade compost made from mulberry tree leaves has helped him keep his home full of roses for much of the year, a delight for his wife, who's housebound, he said.
Color, primary to how we see things, dominates much of the first sections of the book--Corless-Smith makes language thick with color, and we realize that color is a set of signs about the world and not the world itself; just as Shakespeare made the Mulberry tree his tree, colors make the world theirs, and the poet must struggle with them to clarify and to moralize and to sing the scenery.
As the house burns, Arvay seats herself under the mulberry tree (the place in which Jim, after his rape of Arvay, "picked a dead leaf and bits of trash out of the back of [Arvay's] head" [53]), and while
He would have painted his tamarisk Like a mulberry tree in Van Gogh's eye: A candelabra aflame, lit by God, Outshining a Mediterranean summer's morning sun.