anda

noun
an·​da | \ anˈdä \
variants: or anda-assu \ anˈdä(ˌ)sü \
plural -s

Definition of anda

: a Brazilian timber tree (Joannesia princeps) of the family Euphorbiaceae having light soft wood

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First Known Use of anda

circa 1809, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anda

anda from Portuguese, from Tupi; anda-assu from Portuguese, from Tupi andá-açu, from anda + açu big

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The first known use of anda was circa 1809

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“Anda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anda. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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