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
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