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Tonca bean
Tonca bean Ton"ca bean` (Bot.) See Tonka bean.
tonca bean
Tonka bean Ton"ka bean` [Cf. F. onca, tonka.] (Bot.) The seed of a leguminous tree (Dipteryx odorata), native of Guiana. It has a peculiarly agreeable smell, and is employed in the scenting of snuff. Called also tonquin bean. [Written also tonca bean, tonga bean.]

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