marinheiro

noun
ma·​ri·​nhei·​ro | \ ˌmärəˈnyā(ˌ)rō \
plural -s

Definition of marinheiro

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

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History and Etymology for 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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“Marinheiro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marinheiro. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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