noun je·qui·ti·ba \jə̇¦kētə¦bä, zhə̇¦-\

Definition of jequitiba



  1. 1 :  a South American tree (Cariniana legalis) that yields a valuable hardwood similar to Colombian mahogany

  2. 2 :  the wood of the jequitiba —called also Brazilian mahogany

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Origin and Etymology of jequitiba

Portuguese jequitibá, from Tupi

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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