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- noun an ornamental tropical American tree (of uncertain taxonomy) having bipinnate leaves, globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens, and sweet-pulp pods eaten by cattle
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- noun large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and seed pods that are eaten by cattle
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so called from the belief that it exudes water from its leaflets
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