Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The genisaro or guango, Pithecolobium Saman.

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  • “Rainforest Facts,” Raintree rain-tree.com/facts.htm.

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  • Then there is the beautiful West Indian rain-tree, which the Honolulu people call the monkey-pod tree, and which in the Philippines is miscalled _acacia_.

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  • The rain-tree is so called because the vast spread of its branches and the density of its foliage collect the dew to such an extent as actually to water the ground upon which it drops.

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  • The long avenues of palms of different varieties -- palmyra, talipot, sago, royal, sealing-wax -- and the specimens of bamboo, India rubber, and rain-tree, are unique and wonderful.

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  • Perak State Assembly under a rain-tree - history made today [...]

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  • History has just been made in Perak with the Perak State Assembly convened and held under a rain-tree.

    Planet Malaysia

  • Despite the show of excessive and unnecessary force by the Police and FRU, the Pakatan Rakyat Assembly representatives were undaunted and were able to conduct its short but historic proceeding under a rain-tree.

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  • Why, it must be some relation to the Mexican rain-tree, "she mumbled without enthusiasm.

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