white popinac

noun

Definition of white popinac

: a small evergreen tropical American leguminous tree (Leucaena glauca) that is sometimes cultivated in warm regions for its showy globose heads of white flowers and is widely naturalized in tropical regions

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“White popinac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20popinac. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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