Definition of freijo
1 : the hard strong wood of a timber tree (Cordia goeldiana) of the lower Amazon used in pails and casks —called also Jenny wood
2 : the tree that yields freijo
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Origin and Etymology of freijo
modification of Portuguese Frei-Jorge, literally, friar George, from frei brother, friar (short for freire, from Old Provençal fraire, from Latin frater brother) + Jorge George — more at brother
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