noun ita·uba \ˌētəˈübə, ˌit-\

Definition of itauba



  1. 1 :  a large South American tree(Mezilaurus itauba) of the family Lauraceae that yields a durable russet-brown wood much used in marine and general construction

  2. 2 :  the wood of the itauba

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Origin and Etymology of itauba

Portuguese itaúba, from Tupi itauba

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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