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 for Bread tree
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bread \Bread\ (br[e^]d), n. [AS. bre['a]d; akin to OFries.
     br[=a]d, OS. br[=o]d, D. brood, G. brod, brot, Icel.
     brau[eth], Sw. & Dan. br["o]d. The root is probably that of
     E. brew. [root]93. See Brew.]
     1. An article of food made from flour or meal by moistening,
        kneading, and baking.
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     Note:
  
     Raised bread is made with yeast, salt, and sometimes a
        little butter or lard, and is mixed with warm milk or
        water to form the dough, which, after kneading, is given
        time to rise before baking.
  
     Cream of tartar bread is raised by the action of an
        alkaline carbonate or bicarbonate (as saleratus or
        ammonium bicarbonate) and cream of tartar (acid tartrate
        of potassium) or some acid.
  
     Unleavened bread is usually mixed with water and salt only.
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     A["e]rated bread. See under A["e]rated.
  
     Bread and butter (fig.), means of living.
  
     Brown bread, Indian bread, Graham bread, Rye and
     Indian bread. See Brown bread, under Brown.
  
     Bread tree. See Breadfruit.
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     2. Food; sustenance; support of life, in general.
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              Give us this day our daily bread.     --Matt. vi. 11
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Breadfruit \Bread"fruit`\, n. (Bot.)
     1. The fruit of a tree ({Artocarpus incisa) found in the
        islands of the Pacific, esp. the South Sea islands. It is
        of a roundish form, from four to six or seven inches in
        diameter, and, when baked, somewhat resembles bread, and
        is eaten as food, whence the name.
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     2. (Bot.) The tree itself, which is one of considerable size,
        with large, lobed leaves. Cloth is made from the bark, and
        the timber is used for many purposes. Called also
        breadfruit tree and bread tree.
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