barbas

noun

bar·​bas
ˈbärbəs,
-bəz
plural barbas
-bəz,
-bəs
: a tropical American timber tree (Vitex longeracemosa) with yellowish brown lustrous wood

called also jocote de mico

Word History

Etymology

Portuguese, literally, beards, plural of barba beard, from Latin

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“Barbas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barbas. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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