nitta tree

nit·​ta tree | \ ˈnitə- \

Definition of nitta tree

: any of several Old World tropical trees of the genus Parkia (as P. biglobosa and P. filicoidea)

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History and Etymology for nitta tree

perhaps from Mandingo nete leguminous mimosa

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“Nitta tree.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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