Definition of Necklace tree
1. Noun. A tree of the genus Ormosia having seeds used as beads.
Specialized synonyms: Bead Tree, Jumby Bean, Jumby Tree, Ormosia Monosperma, Jumbie Bead, Jumby Bead, Ormosia Coarctata
Generic synonyms: Tree
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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, ..."