acapu

noun
aca·​pu | \¦äkə¦pü\
plural -s

Definition of acapu 

1a : any of several tropical American timber trees of the genus Andira (especially A. americana)

b : the dark chocolate-brown wood of the acapu tree widely used especially in Brazil for flooring and heavy construction

2a : an Amazonian leguminous tree (Clathrotropsis nitida)

b : the wood of this tree used for heavy construction

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First Known Use of acapu

1852, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for acapu

Portuguese acapú, from Tupi

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