Jequirity

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Jequirity (Bot) The seed of the wild licorice (Abrus precatorius) used by the people of India for beads in rosaries and necklaces, as a standard weight, etc.; -- called also jumble bead.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Prob. fr. a native name