Definition of jacaranda
: any of a genus (Jacaranda) of tropical American trees of the bignonia family with bipinnate leaves and panicles of showy usually blue flowers
Origin of jacaranda
New Latin, from Portuguese jacarandá a tree of this genus, from Tupi jakaraná, jakarandá
First Known Use: circa 1753
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