from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A tropical tree of Central America and the West Indies and Puerto Rico (Inga laurina) having spikes of white flowers; it is used as shade for coffee plantations.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tree of the mimosa family, Inga laurina, extensively used in the West Indies and in Venezuela and Colombia as a coffee shade-tree. It bears broad, bean-like pods, with an edible, sweet, fluffy pulp.
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- n. tropical tree of Central America and West Indies and Puerto Rico having spikes of white flowers; used as shade for coffee plantations
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