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Pterocarpus

Definition:

a genus of tropical trees or climbers having usually broadly winged pods

Class:

plant noun (plants and fungi)

Plural:

Pterocarpus*
(* Pterocarpus may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Pterocarpus | padauk | mukwa | narra | amboyna

a pantropical genus of trees in the family Fabaceae, most of which yield valuable timber traded as padauk; other common names are mukwa or narra. The wood is marketed as amboyna when it has grown in the burl form. The scientific name is Latinized... (44 of 507 words, 2 images)

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Wiktionary:

Papilionoideae

A taxonomic subfamily within the family Leuminosae.. The circumscription of this group may vary with taxonomic viewpoint. It will be the same as that of: family Papilionaceae (when this group is treated at the rank of family) | subfamily Faboideae in... (40 of 57 words, 2 definitions)

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Pterocarpus

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