from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- A rounded seed, rather smaller than a nutmeg, having a hard smooth shell, and a yellowish or bluish color. The seeds grow in the prickly pods of tropical, woody climbers of the genus Cæsalpinia.
Cæsalpinia Bonduchas yellowish seeds; Cæsalpinia Bonducella, bluish gray.
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- noun The rounded
seedof the nicker tree.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun hard shiny grey seed of a bonduc tree; used for making e.g. jewelry
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