huamachil
huamachil huamachil n. A common thorny tropical American tree ({Pithecellobium dulce}) having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle-shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum.

Syn: manila tamarind, camachile, wild tamarind, {Pithecellobium dulce}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • huamachil — noun common thorny tropical American tree having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum • Syn: ↑manila tamarind, ↑camachile, ↑wild… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pithecellobium dulce — huamachil huamachil n. A common thorny tropical American tree ({Pithecellobium dulce}) having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pithecellobium dulce — huamachil huamachil n. A common thorny tropical American tree ({Pithecellobium dulce}) having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • camachile — n. a common thorny tropical American tree ({Pithecellobium dulce}) having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum. Syn: manila tamarind,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manila tamarind — n. A common thorny tropical American tree ({Pithecellobium dulce}) having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum. Syn: camachile,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pithecellobium dulce — manila tamarind manila tamarind n. A common thorny tropical American tree ({Pithecellobium dulce}) having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pithecellobium dulce — manila tamarind manila tamarind n. A common thorny tropical American tree ({Pithecellobium dulce}) having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pithecellobium dulce — camachile camachile n. a common thorny tropical American tree ({Pithecellobium dulce}) having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • camachile — noun common thorny tropical American tree having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum • Syn: ↑manila tamarind, ↑huamachil, ↑wild… …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Pithecellobium — noun thorny shrubs and trees of tropical and subtropical America and Asia • Syn: ↑Pithecellobium, ↑Pithecolobium, ↑genus Pithecolobium • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Mimosoideae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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