woman's tongue tree

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Etymology[edit]

An allusion to the sound the seeds make as they rattle inside the pods, and women's tendency to gossip.

Noun[edit]

woman's tongue tree (plural woman's tongue trees)

  1. The tree Albizia lebbeck.
    Synonyms: lebbek, koko, East Indian walnut
    Hypernym: siris

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