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|Noun||1.||Jamaica dogwood - small tree of West Indies and Florida having large odd-pinnate leaves and panicles of red-striped purple to white flowers followed by decorative curly winged seedpods; yields fish poisons|
genus Piscidia, Piscidia - genus of shrubs or small trees having indehiscent pods with black seeds; roots and bark yield fish poisons
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms