caraipi

noun (1)
ca·​rai·​pi
variants: or caraipe \ kəˈrīpē \
plural -s

Definition of caraipi

 (Entry 1 of 2)

caraipi

noun (2)
ca·​rai·​pi | \ ¦karə¦pē \
variants: or caraipe \ -​¦pā \
plural -s

Definition of caraipi (Entry 2 of 2)

: any of several Brazilian timber trees of the genus Caraipa (family Guttiferae) yielding a strong hard valuable wood

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History and Etymology for caraipi

Noun (1)

Portuguese caraipe

Noun (2)

Portuguese caraipé, from Tupi

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“Caraipi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caraipi. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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