Caesalpinia Bonducella
Nicker nut Nick"er nut` A rounded seed, rather smaller than a nutmeg, having a hard smooth shell, and a yellowish or bluish color. The seeds grow in the prickly pods of tropical, woody climbers of the genus {C[ae]salpinia}. {C[ae]salpinia Bonduc} has yellowish seeds; {C[ae]salpinia Bonducella}, bluish gray. [Spelt also {neckar nut}, {nickar nut}.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Caesalpinia bonducella — noun tropical tree with large prickly pods of seeds that resemble beans and are used for jewelry and rosaries • Syn: ↑bonduc, ↑bonduc tree, ↑Caesalpinia bonduc • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Caesalpinia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caesalpinia bonduc —   Caesalpinia bonduc …   Wikipedia Español

  • Caesalpinia — noun small spiny tropical trees or shrubs; includes the small genus or subgenus Poinciana • Syn: ↑genus Caesalpinia • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Caesalpinioideae, ↑subfamily Caesalpinioideae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caesalpinia bonduc — Caesalpinia bonduc …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Caesalpinia bonduc — noun tropical tree with large prickly pods of seeds that resemble beans and are used for jewelry and rosaries • Syn: ↑bonduc, ↑bonduc tree, ↑Caesalpinia bonducella • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Caesalpinia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • CAESALPINIA CRISTA L. - ЦЕЗАЛЬПИНИЯ БОНДУКОВАЯ — см. 418. Дерево. С. crista L. Ц. бондуковая Sp. pl. (1753) 380. Dalziel (1937) 178. Burkill (1935) 388. S y n. С. bonducella Fleming; Guilandina bonducella L. М е с т н. н а з в. Англ. bonduc nut, fever nut, Molucca bean, Guilandina seeds, chick… …   Справочник растений

  • Caesalpinia Bonduc — Nicker nut Nick er nut A rounded seed, rather smaller than a nutmeg, having a hard smooth shell, and a yellowish or bluish color. The seeds grow in the prickly pods of tropical, woody climbers of the genus {C[ae]salpinia}. {C[ae]salpinia Bonduc}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genus Caesalpinia — noun small spiny tropical trees or shrubs; includes the small genus or subgenus Poinciana • Syn: ↑Caesalpinia • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Caesalpinioideae, ↑subfamily Caesalpinioideae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Цезальпиния — ? Цезальпиния Caesa …   Википедия

  • bonduc — noun 1. handsome tree of central and eastern North America having large bipinnate leaves and green white flowers followed by large woody brown pods whose seeds are used as a coffee substitute • Syn: ↑Kentucky coffee tree, ↑chicot, ↑Gymnocladus… …   Useful english dictionary

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