morabukea

noun mor·a·buk·ea \ˌmȯrəˈbəkēə\
variants: less commonly

morabucquea

\ˌmȯrəˈbəkēə\

Definition of morabukea

plural

-s

  1. :  a leguminous tree (Mora gonggrijpii or Dimorphandra gonggrijpii) of British Guiana and Surinam that is closely related to the mora, that often grows in dense pure stands, and that yields hard heavy strong often streaked reddish brown wood very resistant to decay

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Origin and Etymology of morabukea

native name in British Guiana


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