rain tree

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See also: raintree and rain-tree

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so called from the belief that it exudes water from its leaflets

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rain tree (plural rain trees)

  1. A tropical American tree (Albizia saman) having bipinnate leaves, globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens, and sweet-pulp pods eaten by cattle, also used as an ornamental.
  2. Philenoptera violacea, native to Africa, the apple-leaf.

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