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Noun: mescal bean  me'skal been
  1. Shrub or small tree having pinnate leaves poisonous to livestock and dense racemes of intensely fragrant blue flowers and red beans
    - coral bean, frijolito, frijolillo, Sophora secundiflora

Derived forms: mescal beans

Type of: tree

Part of: genus Sophora, Sophora

Encyclopedia: Mescal bean