from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of leguminous plants growing in the tropics; coral tree; -- so called from its red flowers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of leguminous shrubs or trees, of 25 species, mostly tropical, with trifoliate leaves, and terminal racemes of large flowers, usually blood-red.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various shrubs or shrubby trees of the genus Erythrina having trifoliate leaves and racemes of scarlet to coral red flowers and black seeds; cultivated as an ornamental
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