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jequirity bean

noun je·quir·i·ty bean \jə-ˈkwir-ə-tē-\

Definition of JEQUIRITY BEAN

1
:  the poisonous scarlet and black seed of the rosary pea often used for beads
2
:  rosary pea 1

Origin of JEQUIRITY BEAN

French jékwirity, from Portuguese jequiriti, juqueriti, probably of Tupi-Guarani origin; akin to Tupi juk i̵ rosary pea
First Known Use: circa 1889

jequirity bean

noun je·quir·i·ty bean \jə-ˈkwir-ət-ē-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of JEQUIRITY BEAN

1
:  the poisonous scarlet and black seed of the rosary pea often used for beads
2
:  rosary pea 1

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