noun pe·ro·ba \pəˈrōbə\

Definition of peroba



  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of peroba

Portuguese, from Tupi iperoba, peroba

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to cast off or become cast off

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