Definition of Jumby bead

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

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



Lexicographical Neighbors of Jumby Bead

jumboised
jumboises
jumboize
jumboized
jumboizes
jumboizing
jumbojet
jumbos
jumbotron
jumbotrons
jumbrella
jumbrellas
jumbuck
jumbucks
jumby
jumby bead (current term)
jumby bean
jumby tree
jumelle
jumelles
jument
jumentous
jump-start
jump-started
jump-starting
jump-starts
jump about
jump around
jump at

Literary usage of Jumby bead

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

1. At Last: A Christmas in the West Indies by Charles Kingsley (1887)
"... whose magnificent crimson flowers contrast with"; the bright yellow bunches of the common Cassia, and the scarlet flowers of the Jumby- bead bush,3 and ..."

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