noun cam·a·ra \ˈkamərə, ¦kamə¦rä\

Definition of camara



  1. 1 :  the hard and durable wood of the tonka-bean tree and other plants of the genus Dipteryx

  2. 2 :  the camara nutmeg tree

  3. 3 :  a tropical American shrub (Lantana camara) having showy yellow-orange tubular flowers

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Origin and Etymology of camara

Portuguese camará, from Tupi

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to cast off or become cast off

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