Definition of cabreuva
: either of two timber trees (Myrocarpus frondosus and M. fastigiatus) of the family Leguminosae of southern Brazil and Argentina whose wood is brownish, strong, and hard, takes a high polish, and yields a balsam
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Origin and Etymology of cabreuva
Portuguese cabriúva, from Tupi cabreúva, cabureiba
First Known Use: 1916
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