plural -s
: any of several trees of the genus Parinarium
especially : a tree (P. rudolphi) of the Amazonian rain forests that has extremely hard strong yellow wood which is rich in silica and is used in marine construction because of its resistance to borers

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“Parinari.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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