pe·​ro·​ba | \pəˈrōbə\
plural -s

Definition of peroba 

: any of several important Brazillian timber trees: such as

a or peroba rosa : a tree (Aspidosperma polyneuron) with very hard rose-yellow wood common in the state of São Paulo

b : a tree (Paratecoma peroba) of the family Apocynaceae with yellowish brown wood found along the coast of South America

called also ipé peroba

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Portuguese, from Tupi iperoba, peroba

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