Barbados pride


noun

Also called bead tree. a tropical African and Asian tree, Adenanthera pavonina, of the legume family, having feathery foliage and bearing red seeds that are used in beadwork.
Also called Barbados flower fence, dwarf poinciana. a tropical, prickly shrub, Caesalpinia pulcherrima, having orange-yellow flowers with bright red stamens and bearing pods.

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Origin of Barbados pride

First recorded in 1880–85
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