ca·tal·pa /kəˈtælpə, ˈtɔl-/
Ca·tal·pa n. Bot. A genus of American and East Indian trees, of which the best known species are the Catalpa bignonioides, a large, ornamental North American tree, with spotted white flowers and long cylindrical pods, and the Catalpa speciosa, of the Mississipi valley; -- called also Indian bean.
n : tree of the genus Catalpa with large leaves and white
flowers followed by long slender pods [syn: Indian bean]