Definition of rattlebox in English:

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rattlebox

Pronunciation: /ˈrat(ə)lbɒks/

noun

Used in reference to something that rattles, such as an old or rickety vehicle.
Example sentences
  • Summer wildflowers include meadow-beauty, marsh pink, wild pea, and round-leaved rattlebox (whose seeds, which are loose in the pod, rattle when the pods are shaken).

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