from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of leguminous shrubs or trees, of the tribe Ingeæ, known by the peculiar rigid pods, which are two-valved and flattened, curved, curled, or twisted, and somewhat fleshy.

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  • n. thorny shrubs and trees of tropical and subtropical America and Asia


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