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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants of the order Leguminosæ, tribe Dalbergieæ, and subtribe Lonchocarpeæ, characterized by wing-petals adherent to the keel, and long thick pods longitudinally four-winged.

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  • n. genus of shrubs or small trees having indehiscent pods with black seeds; roots and bark yield fish poisons

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