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Any representation or suggestion of the genealogy of christ, in decorative art; as:

a genealogical tree represented in stained glass.

a candlestick with many branches, each of which bears the name of some one of the descendants of Jesse; called also tree of jesse. Jesse window, a window of which the glazing and tracery represent the tree of jesse.

Origin: LL.Jesse, the father of David, fr. Gr, fr. Herb. Yishai.