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Any of various plants of the genus Crotalaria of the pea family, having inflated pods containing seeds that rattle when the stem is moved.
(Plants) any of various tropical and subtropical leguminous plants that have inflated pods within which the seeds rattle
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|Noun||1.||rattlebox - any of various plants of the genus Crotalaria having inflated pods within which the seeds rattle; used for pasture and green-manure crops|
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Crotalaria - large genus of herbs with simple leaves and racemes of yellow flowers; mainly of tropical Africa
American rattlebox, Crotalaria sagitallis - tropical American annual herb having an inflated pod in which the ripe seeds rattle