guaraguao

noun
gua·​ra·​guao | \ ¦gwärə¦gwau̇ \
plural -s

Definition of guaraguao

: any of several West Indian timber trees of the family Meliaceae especially : a Puerto Rican timber tree (Guarea guara) that yields a wood resembling the related mahogany

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History and Etymology for guaraguao

American Spanish, from Taino

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“Guaraguao.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guaraguao. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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