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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of leguminous trees and shrubs, of the tribe Dalbergieæ and the sub tribe Lonchocarpeæ, characterized by the free wing-petals, the opposite leaves and leaflets, and the indehiscent one-seeded long-stalked pod, which is thin, flat, and oblong.

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  • n. genus of tropical American trees: quira

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