What is the figure of speech used in the line “he plants cool shade and tender rain”?

What is the figure of speech used in the line “he plants cool shade and tender rain”?

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    In the line “he plants cool shade and tender rain” the figure of speech used is Metonymy. Metonymy is a literary device that replaces the name of a thing with the name of something else with which it is closely associated. By “he plants cool shade”, the poet means that when plants grow, give cool shade and also gentle rain (plants help in raining).

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