Meaning of cow tree in English:

cow tree


  • A tropical American tree yielding a juice which looks and tastes like cow's milk.

    Several species, in particular the Venezuelan Brosimum utile (family Moraceae)

    ‘Some of the larger trees include the purple heart, poponjoche, nargusta, banak, cow tree, espave and crabwood.’
    • ‘A related species is the cow tree in Venezuela, whose latex is drunk.’
    • ‘One morning, we hop off the boats, following our guide into a dim forest of enormous cow trees and ancient cedars.’
    • ‘The vegetation in this forest is mostly trees like cow trees, more commonly referred to as milk trees.’
    • ‘After about an hour, the boat motored into a small, intimate lagoon surrounded by rubber, mahogany, and cow trees.’