camara

noun
cam·​a·​ra | \ ˈkamərə, ¦kamə¦rä \
plural -s

Definition of camara

1 : the hard and durable wood of the tonka-bean tree and other plants of the genus Dipteryx
2 : the camara nutmeg tree
3 : a tropical American shrub (Lantana camara) having showy yellow-orange tubular flowers

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History and Etymology for camara

Portuguese camará, from Tupi

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“Camara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/camara. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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