Definition of Jumbie bead

1. Noun. West Indian tree similar to Ormosia monosperma but larger and having smaller leaflets and smaller seeds.

Exact synonyms: Jumby Bead, Ormosia Coarctata
Group relationships: Genus Ormosia, Ormosia
Generic synonyms: Necklace Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jumbie Bead

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july
jumar
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jumaring
jumarred
jumarring
jumars
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jumbal
jumball
jumbals
jumbie
jumbie bead (current term)
jumbies
jumble
jumble sale
jumble sales
jumbled
jumblement
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jumbler
jumblers
jumbles
jumblier
jumbliest
jumbling
jumblingly

Literary usage of Jumbie bead

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1. Puerto Rico by Don Philpott (2003)
"... and occasional jumbie bead trees with their fascinating black and red seeds, much used for necklaces. There are magnificent swathes of giant tree ferns, ..."

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