rosary pea

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Related to Indian licorice: Jequirity, precatory bean

rosary pea

n.
A tropical woody vine (Abrus precatorius) widely naturalized in Florida, having small hard poisonous seeds that are scarlet with a black spot and are used as beads. Also called jequirity bean.
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