noun ma·ri·nhei·ro \ˌmärəˈnyā(ˌ)rō\

Definition of marinheiro



  1. :  any of several tropical American timber trees of the genus Guarea

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Origin and Etymology of marinheiro

Portuguese, from marinheiro, adjective, of ships, of the sea, marine, from marinho of the sea, marine, from Latin marinus; from the use of the wood in shipbuilding

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