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copaiba

noun co·pai·ba \kō-ˈpī-bə, -ˈpā-\

Definition of COPAIBA

:  a stimulant oleoresin obtained from several pinnate-leaved South American trees (genus Copaifera) of the legume family; also :  one of these trees

Origin of COPAIBA

Spanish & Portuguese; Spanish, from Portuguese copaíba, from Tupi kopaʔí̵βa
First Known Use: 1712

copaiba

noun co·pai·ba \kō-ˈpī-bə, -ˈpā-; ˌkō-pə-ˈē-bə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COPAIBA

:  an oleoresin obtained from several pinnate-leaved South American leguminous trees (genus Copaifera) that has a stimulant action on mucous membranes; also :  one of these trees

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