Definition of gumbo–limbo
: a tree (Bursera simaruba of the family Burseraceae) of southern Florida and the American tropics that has a smooth coppery bark and supplies a reddish resin used locally in cements and varnishes
Origin and Etymology of gumbo–limbo
First Known Use: 1837
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