from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of trees of the family Cæsalpiniaceæ, with even-pinnate leaves and terminal racemes, or raceme-like panicles of small flowers.
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- n. small genus of tropical African timber trees having pale golden heartwood uniformly striped with dark brown or black:
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By late afternoon they were traveling through the brachystegia woodland broken by fantastically shaped kopjes.