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chinaberry


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chinaberry 
  n  1:  evergreen  of  tropical  America  having  pulpy  fruit  containing 
  saponin  which  was  used  as  soap  by  native  Americans  [syn: 
  {China  tree},  {false  dogwood},  {jaboncillo},  {Sapindus 
  saponaria}] 
  2:  tree  of  northern  India  and  China  having  purple  blossoms  and 
  small  inedible  yellow  fruits;  naturalized  in  the  southern 
  United  States  as  a  shade  tree  [syn:  {chinaberry  tree},  {China 
  tree},  {Persian  lilac},  {pride-of-India},  {azederach},  {azedarach}, 
  {Melia  azederach},  {Melia  azedarach}] 




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