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Definition of Entada scandens

Entada scandens
Scimiter Scim"i*ter, Scimitar Scim"i*tar, n. [F. cimeterre, cf. It. scimitarra, Sp. cimitarra; fr. Biscayan cimetarra with a sharp edge; or corrupted from Per. shimsh[=i]r.] 1. A saber with a much curved blade having the edge on the convex side, -- in use among Mohammedans, esp., the Arabs and persians. [Written also cimeter, and scymetar.] 2. A long-handled billhook. See Billhook. Scimiter pods (Bot.), the immense curved woody pods of a leguminous woody climbing plant (Entada scandens) growing in tropical India and America. They contain hard round flattish seeds two inches in diameter, which are made into boxes.
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Cacoon Ca*coon", n. One of the seeds or large beans of a tropical vine (Entada scandens) used for making purses, scent bottles, etc.
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Florida bean Flor"i*da bean" (Bot.) (a) The large, roundish, flattened seed of Mucuna urens. See under Bean. (b) One of the very large seeds of the Entada scandens.

Meaning of Entada scandens from wikipedia

- The 1889 book The Useful Native Plants of Australia records that Entada Scandens has the common names included "Queensland Bean". Indigenous Australians...
- Entada gigas, commonly known as the monkey-ladder, sea bean, cœur de la mer or sea heart, is a species of flowering liana in the pea family, Fabaceae of...
- Entada phaseoloides, commonly known in English as the matchbox bean or St. Thomas' bean, is a large twining vine or liana in the pea and bean family Fabaceae...
- and a row of blue-edged black spots. The larvae feed on Entada phaseoloides and Entada scandens. They are bright green, with pale brown heads. The larvae...
- caught by employing fish poisons such as the juice of the pus-vel (Entada scandens) and daluk-kiri (Cactus milk). Vedda culinary fare is also deserving...
- urens, Aporosa lindleyana, Calycopteris floribunda, Entada scandens, Acacia concinna, Gnetum scandens. In the semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests...
- *kəci̤iʔ *kji̤ʔ Imperata cylindrica *cwooʔ *chwo̱oʔ *khwɒ̱ɨ̯ʔ Entada rheedii, Entada scandens *ɟnlɛɛʔ *khənlɛ̤ɛʔ *həne̤ʔ Eugenia ****ini *kriəŋ *kri̱aŋ *kri̱ə̯ŋ...
- support various other life forms in the grove. Creepers like garkani (Entada scandens) with their sword-like pods are found on the shidam, while the tree...
- volubile Diphysa floribunda Diphysa puberulenta Diphysa suberosa Entada patens Entada polystachya Enterolobium cyclocarpum – parota, huanacaste Eriosema...
- family Location Length Comments The Snuff Box Sea Bean, or Elephant Creeper (Entada phaseoloides). (Mimosaceae). Found throughout tropical Asia and the Pacific...