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Pronunciation : Ses"ban
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F., fr. Ar. saisaban, seiseban, a kind of tree, fr. Per. sisaban seed of cinquefoil.] (Bot.)
Definition : Defn: A leguminous shrub (Sesbania aculeata) which furnishes a fiber used for making ropes.

Note: The name is applied also to the similar plant, Sesbania Ægyptiaca, and other species of the same genus.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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