bead tree definition

  • noun:
    • Melia azedarach, a deciduous or semi-evergreen tree with toxic fruit, indigenous to Asia, Southeast Asia, and north Australia.
    • a tree of genus Melia, best recognized species of which (Melia azedarach), features blue plants that are extremely fragrant, and berries that are toxic.
    • The Melia Azedarach, all-natural purchase Meliace┼ô.
    • title in Jamaica of a leguminous timber-tree, Ormosia dasycarpa, with purple globose seeds.
    • small tree of western Indies and northeastern Venezuela having huge oblong pointed leaflets and panicles of purple blossoms; seeds tend to be black colored or scarlet with black colored places

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