ca·​ran·​na | \ kəˈranə \
variants: or caranna gum or less commonly carana \ " , -​anyə \ or carauna \ -​rȯnə \
plural -s

Definition of caranna

: a dark resinous medicinal gum obtained from any of several South American trees (especially Protium carana, P. altissimum, and Pachylobus hexandrus)

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History and Etymology for caranna

Spanish caraña, probably from a native name in Venezuela

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“Caranna.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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