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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A large genus of fine tropical forest-trees and climbing shrubs, natural order Leguminosæ, some species of which yield most excellent timber.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a large genus of tropical trees having pinnate leaves and paniculate flowers and cultivated commercially for their dramatically grained and colored timbers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun large genus of tropical trees having pinnate leaves and paniculate flowers and cultivated commercially for their dramatically grained and colored timbers

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