Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a small South American spiny tree (Erythrina crista-galli) with dark crimson and scarlet flowers solitary or clustered.

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  • n. small South American spiny tree with dark crimson and scarlet flowers solitary or clustered

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Examples

  • The forests consist primarily of Salíx humboldtiana (sauce criollo or sauce colorado), Tessaria intergrifolia (aliso), Erythrina crista-galli (ceibo), etc.

    Paraná flooded savanna

  • "I can find them, but I can't catch them," the woman retorted, en route to a giant ceibo where an anteater recently had been detected.

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  • A giant anteater was lumbering up the trunk of a ceibo tree, playing hide to a scientist's seek.

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