from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given in the West Indies
  • n. to the Bignonia unguis, a climbing vine with claw-shaped tendrils, and
  • n. to the Pithecolobium Unguis-cati, on account of its curved pod.
  • n. In western Texas, a name of several species of Acacia with hooked thorns, as
  • n. See bayag-kambing.

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  • n. erect shrub with small if any spines having racemes of white to yellow flowers followed by curved pointed pods and black shiny seeds; West Indies and Florida


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