parinari

noun
par·​i·​na·​ri | \ ¦parənə¦rē \
plural -s

Definition of parinari

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parinari. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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