Paraná pine

noun

Pa·​ra·​ná pine
¦parə¦nä-
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

Word History

Etymology

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 16 Jun. 2024.

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