arariba

noun ara·ri·ba \¦arərē¦bä\

Definition of arariba

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  any of several trees of the genus Centrolobium (family Leguminosae); especially :  a Brazilian tree (C. robustum) —called also zebrawood

  2. 2 :  any of several trees of the genus Sickingia usually with heavy dark red wood

  3. 3 :  the wood of an arariba tree

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Origin and Etymology of arariba

Portuguese araribá, from Tupi


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