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bead tree

noun
1.
Barbados pride (def 1).
Origin of bead tree
1660-1670
1660-70; so called from its bright scarlet seeds, used for necklaces
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  • The bead tree, so called from the seeds being used for rosaries, bearing much-branched panicles of fragrant lilac flowers.

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