gumbo-limbo

noun gum·bo-lim·bo \ ˌgəm-bō-ˈlim-(ˌ)bō \

Definition of gumbo-limbo

: a tree (Bursera simaruba of the family Burseraceae) of southern Florida and the American tropics that has a smooth coppery bark and supplies a reddish resin used locally in cements and varnishes

Origin and Etymology of gumbo-limbo

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