• Definition for "pithecolobium"
    • A genus of leguminous shrubs or trees, associated…
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pithecolobium definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of leguminous shrubs or trees, associated with the tribe Ingeæ, known because of the peculiar rigid pods, that are two-valved and flattened, curved, curled, or twisted, and somewhat fleshy.
    • thorny bushes and trees of tropical and subtropical America and Asia
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