acuyari wood


Definition of acuyari wood

: a fragrant wood obtained from a tree (Bursera altissima) of Guiana

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First Known Use of acuyari wood

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acuyari wood

American Spanish acuyari, probably from Carib acaiara

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“Acuyari wood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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