some of a few trees of the genus Gleditsia, especially G. triacanthos, having deciduous, pinnately chemical leaves, little flowers in racemes, and large, frequently twisted, indehiscent pods.
A North US deciduous tree (Gleditsia triacanthos) having fragrant plants and tough purple wood.
a North US tree (Gleditschia triacanthos), equipped with thorns, and having long pods with a sweet pulp between the seeds.
An ornamental North American tree, Gleditschia triacanthos.
tall generally spiny united states tree having little greenish-white blossoms in sagging racemes followed by long twisting seed pods; yields very hard durable reddish-brown wood; introduced to temperate old-world