variant of imbuia

: any of several Brazilian timber trees of the genera Nectandra and Phoebe (family Lauraceae)
: the light to dark brown lustrous durable often strikingly figured wood of the imbuias that is readily polished and much used for fine cabinetwork

called also Brazilian walnut

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near embuia

Cite this Entry

“Embuia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embuia. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!