gymnocladus

Gymnocladus

Gym*noc"la*dus\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. gymno`s naked + kla`dos a branch.] (Bot.) A genus of leguminous plants; the Kentucky coffee tree. The leaves are cathartic, and the seeds a substitute for coffee.
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