Santa Maria tree

noun
San·​ta Ma·​ria tree | \¦santəmə¦rēə-\

Definition of Santa Maria tree 

: an evergreen tropical American tree (Calophyllum calaba) that yields a durable straight close-grained timber and a fluid balsam like copaiba

called also calaba

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History and Etymology for Santa Maria tree

santa maria from Spanish, from Santa Maria St. Mary

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