Caesalpinia

noun

Cae·​sal·​pin·​ia ˌsez-ˌal-ˈpin-ē-ə How to pronounce Caesalpinia (audio) ˌsē-ˌzal- How to pronounce Caesalpinia (audio)
: a genus of usually small spiny tropical trees of the family Leguminosae that have small whitish-green, yellow, or reddish flowers in showy racemes and that include the divi-divi

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“Caesalpinia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Caesalpinia. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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