1. bay tree small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking; also used by ancient Greeks to crown victors
  2. bo tree fig tree of India noted for great size and longevity
  3. batter strike violently and repeatedly
  4. pea tree any plant of the genus Caragana having even-pinnate leaves and mostly yellow flowers followed by seeds in a linear pod
  5. betray deliver to an enemy by treachery
  6. poetry literature in metrical form
  7. Patrai a port city in western Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese on an inlet of the Ionian Sea; was a major trade center from the 5th century BC to the 3rd century BC; commercial importance revived during the Middle Ages
  8. bead tree small tree of West Indies and northeastern Venezuela having large oblong pointed leaflets and panicles of purple flowers; seeds are black or scarlet with black spots
  9. bean tree any of several trees having seedpods as fruits
  10. bourtree a common shrub with black fruit or a small tree of Europe and Asia; fruit used for wines and jellies
  11. big tree extremely lofty evergreen of southern end of western foothills of Sierra Nevada in California; largest living organism
  12. beta ray radiation of beta particles during radioactive decay
  13. bully tree a tropical hardwood tree yielding balata gum and heavy red timber
  14. battered damaged by blows or hard usage
  15. pear tree Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit
  16. soap tree tall arborescent yucca of southwestern United States
  17. papaya tree tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
  18. bestrew cover by strewing
  19. bistre a water-soluble brownish-yellow pigment made by boiling wood soot
  20. pedigree the ancestry or lineage of an individual