/ (sɛzˈælpɪn,ɔɪd) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Caesalpinoideae, a mainly tropical subfamily of leguminous plants that have irregular flowers: includes carob, senna, brazil, cassia, and poinciana
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Word Origin for caesalpinoid
from New Latin Caesalpinia type genus, named after Andrea Cesalpino (1519–1603), Italian botanist
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