: a genus of Australian trees (family Leguminosae) having pinnate leaves, orange-yellow flowers, and chestnutlike seeds borne in large thick almost woody pods see bean tree sense a

Word History


New Latin, from castano- (from Castanea) + -spermum

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“Castanospermum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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