bean tree

Definitions of bean tree

n any of several trees having seedpods as fruits

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Coumarouna odorata, Dipteryx odorata, tonka bean, tonka bean tree
tall tropical South American tree having pulpy egg-shaped pods of fragrant black almond-shaped seeds used for flavoring
Ceratonia siliqua, algarroba, carob, carob bean tree, carob tree
evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible pods; the biblical carob
Tamarindus indica, tamarind, tamarind tree, tamarindo
long-lived tropical evergreen tree with a spreading crown and feathery evergreen foliage and fragrant flowers yielding hard yellowish wood and long pods with edible chocolate-colored acidic pulp
Australian chestnut, Moreton Bay chestnut
Australian tree having pinnate leaves and orange-yellow flowers followed by large woody pods containing 3 or 4 seeds that resemble chestnuts; yields dark strong wood
Indian bean, catalpa
tree of the genus Catalpa with large leaves and white flowers followed by long slender pods
Catalpa bignioides
catalpa tree of southern United States
Catalpa speciosa
catalpa tree of central United States
Type of:
a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms

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