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: 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
: the reddish brown heavy wood of a quira see panama redwood

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“Quira.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quira. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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