from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A deciduous North American tree (Gymnocladus dioicus) in the pea family, having large compound leaves and long flat pods containing seeds that were formerly roasted and used as a coffee substitute.
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- noun handsome tree of central and eastern North America having large bipinnate leaves and green-white flowers followed by large woody brown pods whose seeds are used as a coffee substitute
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