plural -s
: a tropical South American tree (Couratari tauari) of the family Lecythidaceae
: the laminated inner bark of the couratari that occurs in the form of thin whitish sheets and is used for rough clothing, wrapping, and cordage

Word History


New Latin, from Galibi couratary couratari tree

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“Couratari.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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