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Kentucky coffee tree

noun
1.
a tall North American tree, Gymnocladus dioica, of the legume family, the seeds of which (Kentucky coffee beans) were formerly used as a substitute for coffee beans.
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1775-1785
1775-85
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Kentucky coffee tree

noun
1.
a North American leguminous tree, Gymnocladus dioica, whose seeds, in brown curved pulpy pods, were formerly used as a coffee substitute
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