small genus of evergreen trees of tropical America and western Africa
Syn: ↑genus Andira
Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Papilionoideae, ↑subfamily Papilionoideae
Member Meronyms: ↑angelim, ↑andelmin, ↑cabbage bark, ↑cabbage-bark tree, ↑cabbage tree, ↑Andira inermis

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\\anˈdērə, -dirə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
: a genus of tropical American trees (family Leguminosae) characterized by large odd-pinnate leaves, fragrant showy rose to purplish flowers in terminal clusters, and a fruit resembling a drupe

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  • Andira — n. 1. 1 small genus of evergreen trees of tropical America and West Africa. Syn: genus {Andira}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • andira — ● andira nom masculin (mot tupi) Arbre d Amérique exploité pour son bois, le saint martin rouge. andira [ɑ̃diʀa] n. f. ÉTYM. XIXe; de Andes. ❖ ♦ Bot. Arbre exotique (de la famille des Légumineuses), dont la semence est vermifuge; son bo …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Andīra — Lam., Gattung der Leguminosen, hohe Bäume mit unpaarig gefiederten Blättern, rosenroten oder violetten Blüten in endständigen, stark rispigen Trauben und steinfruchtartiger, ei oder verkehrt eiförmiger, einsamiger Hülfe. Etwa 20 Arten im… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • andirá — s. m. 1.  [Brasil] Espécie de veado do Amazonas. 2. Morcego do Brasil …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Andira — Taxobox regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae genus = Andira Andira is a genus of legume in the Fabaceae family. It contains the following species: * Andira galeottiana …   Wikipedia

  • Andira — ID 3671 Symbol Key ANDIR Common Name andira Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, PR, VI Growth Habit N/A Dur …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Andirá — Sp Andyrà Ap Andirá L Brazilija: u. (Akrės, Amazonės v jos), mst. (Paranos v ja) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Andira — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Andirá Country and Admin Code BR.18.4101101 BR …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • andira — The bark of A. inermis, a leguminous tree of tropical America, used as an emetic, purgative, and anthelmintic. SYN: cabbage tree, worm bark. [West Indian native name] …   Medical dictionary

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