Kentucky coffee tree


Kentucky coffee tree
Kentucky Ken*tuck"y, prop. n. One of the United States. [1913 Webster]

{Kentucky blue grass} (Bot.), a valuable pasture and meadow grass ({Poa pratensis}), found in both Europe and America. See under {Blue grass}.

{Kentucky coffee tree} (Bot.), a tall North American tree ({Gymnocladus Canadensis}) with bipinnate leaves. It produces large woody pods containing a few seeds which have been used as a substitute for coffee. The timber is very valuable. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.