Definition of Pithecellobium dulce

1. Noun. Common thorny tropical American tree having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle-shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Pithecellobium Dulce

Pisum sativum
Pisum sativum arvense
Pisum sativum macrocarpon
Pita Pita
Pitcairn
Pitcairn Island
Pitcairn Islands
Pitcairner
Pitcairners
Pitcairnese
Pite Sami
Pitha-Pitha
Pithecanthropus
Pithecanthropus erectus
Pithecellobium
Pithecellobium dulce
Pithecellodium unguis-cati
Pithecia
Pithecolobium
Pitjantjara
Pitjantjatjara
Pitkern
Pitocin
Pitot-static tube
Pitot tube
Pitres' area
Pitressin
Pitt
Pitt the Elder

Literary usage of Pithecellobium dulce

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

1. Proceedings of the Session on Tropical Forestry for People of the Pacific edited by C. Eugene Conrad, Leonard A. Newell (1994)
"Some of the species identified for water-logged and saline conditions are Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Albizia procera, and pithecellobium dulce (Sheikh 1989). ..."

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