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  1. Abrus

    Abrus is a genus of flowering plants in the pea family, Fabaceae and the only genus found in the Tribe Abreae. It contains, 13–18 species, but is best known for a single species, Jequirity. The highly toxic seeds of that species are used to make jewellery.

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  1. Abrus

    A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. Members contain ABRIN.

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