Definition of jacaranda
: any of a genus (Jacaranda) of tropical American trees of the bignonia family with bipinnate leaves and panicles of showy usually blue flowers
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Out near La Brea, drizzle blows through jacaranda, a gardener hurries past a pool.
The couple work in separate offices nearby but share Mills’s old house, a place where jacaranda roots poke through the driveway and Talking Heads albums are stacked beside a vintage turntable.
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Origin and Etymology of jacaranda
New Latin, from Portuguese jacarandá a tree of this genus, from Tupi jakaraná, jakarandá
First Known Use: circa 1753See Words from the same year
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