Definition of Caesalpinia bonduc

1. Noun. Tropical tree with large prickly pods of seeds that resemble beans and are used for jewelry and rosaries.

Exact synonyms: Bonduc, Bonduc Tree, Caesalpinia Bonducella
Terms within: Bonduc Nut, Nicker Nut, Nicker Seed
Group relationships: Caesalpinia, Genus Caesalpinia
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caesalpinia Bonduc

Caeciliadae
Caeciliidae
Caeden
Caelum
Caen
Caen stone
Caen stones
Caenolestes
Caenolestidae
Caenorhabditis
Caernarfonshire
Caernarvonshire
Caerphilly
Caesalpinia
Caesalpinia bonduc
Caesalpinia bonducella
Caesalpinia coriaria
Caesalpinia decapetala
Caesalpinia echinata
Caesalpinia ferrea
Caesalpinia gilliesii
Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Caesalpinia sepiaria
Caesalpiniaceae
Caesalpinioideae
Caesar
Caesar's agaric
Caesar's mushroom
Caesar's mushrooms

Literary usage of Caesalpinia bonduc

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1. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"In an experiment on caesalpinia bonduc in Fiji the pods remained afloat after a month in sea-water. ..."

2. Adventure Guide to Jamaica by Paris Permenter (2005)
"... avoided: • Cockspur (caesalpinia bonduc): This shrub won't inflict any permanent damage, it will rip at you with its hooked thorns as you walk past. ..."

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