Brachystegia

noun
small genus of tropical African timber trees having pale golden heartwood uniformly striped with dark brown or black:
Syn: ↑genus Brachystegia
Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Caesalpinioideae, ↑subfamily Caesalpinioideae
Member Meronyms: ↑msasa, ↑Brachystegia speciformis

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\\ˌbrakə̇ˈstēj(ē)ə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from brachy- + Greek stegos roof + New Latin -ia — more at thatch
: a small genus of tropical African trees (family Leguminosae) having compound leaves and small flowers with no calyx and small petals

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