pau roxo

noun pau ro·xo \¦pau̇ˈrō(ˌ)shō\

Definition of pau roxo

plural

pau roxos

  1. 1 :  a purpleheart (especially Peltogyne densiflora) yielding valuable timber

  2. 2 :  the wood of pau roxo

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Origin and Etymology of pau roxo

Portuguese, literally, purple wood


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