Know Your Next Word : bonsai

22. bonsai :

Bonal Tree

noun :

1. the art of growing miniature trees in shallow pots

2. a tree grown in this way

usage :

  • Comparing poverty to a bonsai plant, he said the poor are like these bonsai plants; given space and opportunity they can grow bigger since all are born-entrepreneurs.(Nobel Laureate Yunus Visits City : The Times of India (New Delhi) : Aug 19 - 2008.)

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