drumstick tree


Definition of drumstick tree

1 : an East Indian tree (Cassia fistula) having pods whose pulp is used medicinally

called also pudding-pipe tree, purging cassia

— see cassia fistula

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so called from the shape of the pods

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“Drumstick tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drumstick%20tree. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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