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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of several species of Astronium, an anacardiaceous genus of large trees. The wood is fine-grained and suitable for building and other purposes.
  • n. A large tree of the family C√¶salpiniace√¶, Peltogyne confertiflora, which yields a useful wood and from the bark of which a fine red dye is obtained.

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