HyperDic: white_popinac

English > 1 sense of the expression white popinac:
NOUNplantwhite popinac, lead tree, Leucaena glauca, Leucaena leucocephalalow scrubby tree of tropical and subtropical North America having white flowers tinged with yellow resembling mimosa and long flattened pods
English > white popinac: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningLow scrubby tree of tropical and subtropical North America having white flowers tinged with yellow resembling mimosa and long flattened pods.
Synonymslead tree, Leucaena glauca, Leucaena leucocephala
Member ofLeucaena, genus Leucaenasmall genus of tropical evergreen trees or shrubs having pods like those of the acacia
BroadertreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown

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