boughs of, were to be carried in festive procession on the first day of the feast of Tabernacles ( Leviticus 23:40 ). This was probably the olive tree ( Nehemiah 8:15 ), although no special tree is mentioned.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Goodly trees". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".