from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A leguminous tree, Leucæna glauca, related to the acacias.
- n. Arbor Saturni, or tree of Saturn: an old name for the arborescent growth of metallic lead, in thin crystalline leaflets, which forms on a strip of sheet-zinc placed in a solution of a lead salt, as lead acetate or nitrate.
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And there is also another beautiful result dependent upon chemical affinity in that fine lead-tree (2), the lead growing and growing by virtue of this power.