bois immortel


bois im·​mor·​tel
plural bois immortels
West Indies
: a tropical American shrub or tree (Erythrina umbrosa) used to shade young cacao plantations

Word History


American French, literally, immortal wood

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“Bois immortel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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