: a small genus of tropical South American timber trees (family Leguminosae) having leathery leaflets, large white, red, or purple flowers in panicled racemes, and a rather woody 2-valved 2-seeded legume see wallaba

Word History


New Latin, of Cariban origin; akin to Galibi eperu, a species of Eperua

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“Eperua.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eperua. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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