andiroba

noun

an·​di·​ro·​ba
ˌandəˈrōbə
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

American Spanish andiroba or Portuguese andiroba, jandiroba, from Tupi andiróba, nandiroba

First Known Use

1813, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of andiroba was in 1813

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“Andiroba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/andiroba. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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