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rain tree

noun
1.
Origin of rain tree
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for rain tree

rain tree

noun
1.
a leguminous tree, Samanea saman, native to Central America and widely planted in the tropics for ornament. It has red-and-yellow feathery flowers and pinnate leaves whose leaflets close at the approach of rain
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