Pithecolobium Saman
Zamang a*mang", n. (Bot.) An immense leguminous tree ({Pithecolobium Saman}) of Venezuela. Its branches form a hemispherical mass, often one hundred and eighty feet across. The sweet pulpy pods are used commonly for feeding cattle. Also called {rain tree}. --J. Smith (Dict. Econ. Plants). [1913 Webster]

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