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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small genus of tropical American trees and shrubs with pinnate leaves and flat straight pods.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of leguminous plants of the suborder MimoseƦ and the tribe IngeƦ, characterized by bipinnate leaves, usually a small number of stamens, and the valves of the flat, straight pod breaking away from the persistent sutures.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small genus of tropical American trees and shrubs with pinnate leaves and flat straight pods

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