Ormosia

Ormosia
noun
genus of tropical shrubs and trees having usually odd-pinnate leaves with large leaflets and pink to reddish wood
Syn: ↑genus Ormosia
Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Papilionoideae, ↑subfamily Papilionoideae
Member Meronyms:

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\\ȯ(r)ˈmōzh(ē)ə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek hormos chain, necklace + New Latin -ia; from the use of its berries as beads — more at series
: a genus of shrubs and trees (family Leguminosae) chiefly of So. America and Central America with pink to reddish wood — see jumby bean, necklace tree

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