imbirussú

noun
im·​bi·​rus·​sú | \¦imbərə¦sü, -rü¦sü\
plural -s

Definition of imbirussú 

: a timber tree of South and Central America that is an undetermined species of the genus Bombax and that bears pods yielding a brownish fiber similar to kapok

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History and Etymology for imbirussú

Portuguese embiruçú, embirussú, from Tupi embirussú, imbirussú, from embira, imbira embira + -ussú big

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