bean tree

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noun

any of several trees bearing pods resembling those of a bean, as the catalpa and the carob tree.
the laburnum, Laburnum anagyroides.

Origin of bean tree

First recorded in 1610–20
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bean tree


noun

any of various trees having beanlike pods, such as the catalpa and carob
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