from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A genus of tropical shrubs and trees having usually odd-pinnate leaves with large leaflets and pink to reddish wood.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of trees of the order Leguminosæ and the tribe Sophoreæ, having the style involute at the apex, the stigma introrsely lateral, and a compressed two-valved wingless pod.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. genus of tropical shrubs and trees having usually odd-pinnate leaves with large leaflets and pink to reddish wood
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Other plant species known only to be found in this refuge are Inga thibaudiana, Machaerium paraense, Ormosia nobilis, and Pterocarpus santalinoides (Leguminosae); Miconia matthaei (Melastomataceae); Simaba paraensis (Simarubaceae); and Aegiphila scandens (Verbenaceae).