ceibo

noun
cei·​bo | \ ˈsā(ˌ)bō \
plural -s

Definition of ceibo

1 : a South American shrub or small tree (Erythrina crista-galli) with crimson and scarlet flowers
2 : kapok

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History and Etymology for ceibo

American Spanish, ceibo, ceiba tree, from Spanish ceiba

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“Ceibo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ceibo. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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