Definition of Coral bean

1. Noun. Shrub or small tree having pinnate leaves poisonous to livestock and dense racemes of intensely fragrant blue flowers and red beans.

Exact synonyms: Frijolillo, Frijolito, Mescal Bean, Sophora Secundiflora
Group relationships: Genus Sophora, Sophora
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coral Bean

coracoclavicular
coracoclavicular ligament
coracohumeral
coracohumeral ligament
coracoid
coracoid process
coracoid processes
coracoid tuberosity
coracoidal
coracoids
coraggio
corakan
coral
coral-root bittercress
coral-wood
coral bean (current term)
coral bean tree
coral bleaching
coral bush
coral calculus
coral drops
coral fungus
coral gem
coral honeysuckle
coral necklace
coral pea
coral reef
coral reefs
coral root
coral snake

Literary usage of Coral bean

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1. History of the Colonies of the British Empire ...: From the Official Records by Robert Montgomery Martin (1843)
"... and requiring shelter from strong sunshine or violent winds, for which purpose the plantain trees, Musa Paradisiaca, or coral bean tree, ..."

2. Statistics of the Colonies of the British Empire ...: From the Official by Robert Montgomery Martin (1839)
"... and requiring shelter from strong sunshine or violent winds, for which purpose the plantain trees, Muta Paradisiaca, or coral bean tree, Erythrina, ..."

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