zamang

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n zamang large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and seed pods that are eaten by cattle
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Zamang (Bot) An immense leguminous tree (Pithecolobium Saman) of Venezuela. Its branches form a hemispherical mass, often one hundred and eighty feet across. The sweet pulpy pods are used commonly for feeding cattle. Also called rain tree.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n zamang Same as rain-tree.
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Usage

In literature:

Many of the pupunha palms grew under the shadow of this zamang, but not the tallest ones.
"The Forest Exiles" by Mayne Reid
Many of the pupunha palms grew under the shadow of this zamang, but not the tallest ones.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
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