Definition of carajura
1 : a Brazilian plant (Arrabidaea chica in family Bignoniaceae) that is the source of a red dye
2 : the red pigment extracted from the leaves of the carajura —called also chica
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Origin and Etymology of carajura
Portuguese carajura, carajurú, from Tupi carajurú, perhaps of Cariban origin; akin to Galibi caraerú, cariarú
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