bead tree

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Indian grey hornbill Ocyceros birostris eating bead-tree fruits in Uttarakhand, India.

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Etymology[edit]

Its seeds are used as beads, hence the name.

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bead tree (plural bead trees)

  1. Melia azedarach, a deciduous or semi-evergreen tree with poisonous fruit, native to India, Southeast Asia, and northern Australia.

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(Melia azedarach): azedarach, chinaberry, white cedar, Persian lilac, pride of China, pride of India

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