quira

noun qui·ra \ ˈkērə \

Definition of quira

plural -s
1 :any of several tropical American trees constituting a genus (Platymiscium) of the family Leguminosae, having pinnate leaves and yellow flowers, and including several (as P. polystachyum and P. pinnatum) that yield economically important timber
2 :the reddish brown heavy wood of a quira — see panama redwood

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Origin and Etymology of quira

American Spanish


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