Definition of Bead tree

1. Noun. Small tree of West Indies and northeastern Venezuela having large oblong pointed leaflets and panicles of purple flowers; seeds are black or scarlet with black spots.

Exact synonyms: Jumby Bean, Jumby Tree, Ormosia Monosperma
Group relationships: Genus Ormosia, Ormosia
Generic synonyms: Necklace Tree



Lexicographical Neighbors of Bead Tree

beaconage
beaconages
beaconed
beaconing
beaconings
beaconless
beaconlike
beacons
bead
bead-breaker
bead and quirk
bead breaker
bead fern
bead lightning
bead proof
bead tree (current term)
beadboard
beadboards
beaded
beaded hair
beaded lizard
beader
beaders
beadery
beadful
beadhouse
beadhouses
beadier
beadiest
beadily

Literary usage of Bead tree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture \ by Peter Henderson (1910)
"bead tree. From Melia, the Greek name for the Ash ; in allusion to the ... It derives the name bead tree on account of the use made of the seeds in Catholic ..."

2. The History of Barbados: Comprising a Geographical and Statistical by Robert Hermann Schomburgk (1848)
"Bead-tree, black, 578. Bead-vine, red, 522. Bean, French, 489, 490. , great ... Bead-tree, common, 378. , Circassian, 545. , red, 500. Bean-tree, 518. ..."

3. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"AZEDARACH, The Bead-tree. ... £W. The Bead- tree. 2. ... The bead tree, which is always green and flowering. ..."

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