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gymnocladus


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gymnocladus  \Gym*noc"la*dus\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  gymno`s  naked  + 
  kla`dos  a  branch.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  leguminous  plants;  the  Kentucky  coffee  tree.  The 
  leaves  are  cathartic,  and  the  seeds  a  substitute  for  coffee. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Gymnocladus 
  n  :  small  genus  of  deciduous  trees  of  China  and  United  States 
  having  paniculate  flowers  and  thick  pulpy  pods  [syn:  {Gymnocladus}, 
  {genus  Gymnocladus}] 




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