Paraná pine

noun
Pa·​ra·​ná pine | \ ¦parə¦nä- \

Definition of Paraná pine

1 : a timber tree (Araucaria brasiliana) of southern Brazil and adjacent regions
2 or less commonly Parana pine \ " \ or Parana plural -s : the rather soft yellowish to brown and often rose-streaked wood of paraná pine that is variable in weight and durability, is readily worked and polished, and is used largely in interior finish

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History and Etymology for Paraná pine

from Paraná, river and state in Brazil

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“Paraná pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Paran%C3%A1%20pine. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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