palohierro

noun pa·lo·hier·ro \ˌpalōˈye(ˌ)rō, ˌpäl-\
variants: or

palo de hierro

\-(ˌ)lōdāˈy-, -ōthā-\

Definition of palohierro

plural

-s

  1. :  any of several tropical or western American trees or shrubs with very hard strong tough wood; especially :  desert ironwood

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Origin and Etymology of palohierro

Mexican Spanish, literally, iron tree


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