from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the West Indies, a seed of the bead-, necklace-, or jumby-tree, Ormosia monosperma. These seeds are nearly globular, half an inch in diameter, very hard, and in color a brilliant scarlet with a large black spot. They are the largest of the various kinds of coral beans often brought by travelers from the West Indies.
- n. Same as jumble-bead.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.