1. [syn: rain tree, saman, monkeypod, monkey pod, zaman, zamang, Albizia saman]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Zamang \Za*mang"\, n. (Bot.)
An immense leguminous tree (Pithecolobium Saman) of
Venezuela. Its branches form a hemispherical mass, often one
hundred and eighty feet across. The sweet pulpy pods are used
commonly for feeding cattle. Also called rain tree. --J.
Smith (Dict. Econ. Plants).
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate
leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens
and seed pods that are eaten by cattle [syn: rain tree,
saman, monkeypod, monkey pod, zaman, zamang,