Definition of Tonka bean tree

1. Noun. Tall tropical South American tree having pulpy egg-shaped pods of fragrant black almond-shaped seeds used for flavoring.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tonka Bean Tree

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tonin
toning
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tonite
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tonitruate
tonitruated
tonitruates
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tonk
tonka bean
tonka bean tree (current term)
tonka beans
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Literary usage of Tonka bean tree

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1. The Chemistry of Common Life by James Finlay Weir Johnston (1871)
"... odorata—The Tonka Bean tree. * e. Coumarin.—Nearly allied to the fragrant resins is an interesting and widely diffused natural perfume, ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1904)
"The above-named authors have also examined the kino obtained by incision into the trunk of the tonka bean tree, which occurs as a brownish- red, transparent ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1904)
"... by incision into the trunk of the tonka bean tree, which occurs as a brownish- red, transparent, moderately soft mass, furnishing a ruby-red powder. ..."

4. The Naturalist on the River Amazons: A Record of Adventures, Habits of by Henry Walter Bates (1884)
"... 220 Tiger, black, 291 Timbo, poisonous liana, 200 Tobacco cultivation, 162 Toads, 195 Tonka-bean tree, 1S9 Tocantins, length of, 56,59 Toucans, 26, 192, ..."

5. The Naturalist on the River Amazons: A Record of Adventures, Habits of by Henry Walter Bates (1864)
"Tonka-bean tree, 230. Toucans, 33, 232, 323, 404. use of beak of, 405. Trabalhadores, captains of, 249. ..."

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