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Bead tree

Barbados pride (def 1).
Historical Examples

The bead tree, so called from the seeds being used for rosaries, bearing much-branched panicles of fragrant lilac flowers.
Trees and Shrubs for English Gardens Ernest Thomas Cook


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  • Beadwork

    beading (defs 1, 4). Historical Examples He says he hopes to have some beadwork for you when he sees you again. The Road Builders Samuel Merwin By the beadwork designs on their moccasins, the judge recognized that they were Piegans. Then and Now Robert Vaughn beadwork is very strong, and this is beginning to look […]

  • Bead-ruby

    noun (pl) -bies a N temperate liliaceous plant with small white bell-shaped flowers and small red berries

  • Beaded

    ornamented with or largely composed of beads: a beaded handbag. a small, usually round object of glass, wood, stone, or the like with a hole through it, often strung with others of its kind in necklaces, rosaries, etc. beads. a necklace of beads: You don’t have your beads on this evening. a rosary. Obsolete. devotions; […]

  • Beadblast

    noun a jet of small glass beads blown from a nozzle under air or steam pressure verb (transitive) to clean or treat (a surface) with a beadblast

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