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Noun: bead tree  beed tree
  1. Small tree of West Indies and northeastern Venezuela having large oblong pointed leaflets and panicles of purple flowers; seeds are black or scarlet with black spots
    - jumby bean, jumby tree, Ormosia monosperma

Derived forms: bead trees

Type of: necklace tree

Part of: genus Ormosia, Ormosia

Encyclopedia: Bead tree