Definition of Necklace tree

1. Noun. A tree of the genus Ormosia having seeds used as beads.

Group relationships: Genus Ormosia, Ormosia
Specialized synonyms: Bead Tree, Jumby Bean, Jumby Tree, Ormosia Monosperma, Jumbie Bead, Jumby Bead, Ormosia Coarctata
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Necklace Tree

necker knob
necker knobs
neckerchief
neckerchiefs
neckerchieves
neckers
neckes
neckgear
neckgears
neckhair
necking
neckings
necklace
necklace of Venus
necklace poplar
necklace tree (current term)
necklaced
necklacelike
necklaces
necklacing
neckland
necklands
neckless
necklet
necklets
necklike
neckline
necklined
necklines
neckmould

Literary usage of Necklace tree

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1. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Jesuits, Reuben Gold Thwaites (1901)
"Bead-tree (Necklace-tree; Ormosia dasycarpa), 64, 28o. Beans, 43. 71, 65, 71, 167; cultivated by aborigines, 1, 21, 85, 3, 165, 2o7, 298, 1s, 153, 31, 195, ..."

2. The Indian Forester (1902)
"It is called the "bead" or "necklace" tree, on account of the seeds being used for personal adornment. These are very hard and roundish, ..."

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