cupiuba

noun cu·pi·u·ba \ˌküpēˈübə\

Definition of cupiuba

plural

cupiuba

  1. :  a tropical American tree (Goupia glabra) of the family Celastraceae with hard heavy reddish brown wood that is used for furniture, railroad ties, and general construction —called also kabukalli

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Origin and Etymology of cupiuba

Portuguese cupiúba


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