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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bonduc  \Bon"duc\,  n.  [F.  bonduc,  fr  Ar  bunduq  hazel  nut, 
  filbert  nut.]  (Bot.) 
  See  {Nicker  tree}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bonduc 
  n  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  dioica}] 
  2:  tropical  tree  with  large  prickly  pods  of  seeds  that  resemble 
  beans  and  are  used  for  jewelry  and  rosaries  [syn:  {bonduc 
  tree},  {Caesalpinia  bonduc},  {Caesalpinia  bonducella}] 




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