Meaning of jequirity

je•quir•i•ty

Pronunciation: ( ju-kwir'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. the Indian licorice, Abrus precatorius, of the legume family.
  2. Also calledthe poisonous scarlet seeds of this plant, used for making necklaces and rosaries.
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