sucupira

noun
su·​cu·​pi·​ra | \ˌsükəˈpirə\
plural -s

Definition of sucupira 

: any of several tropical South American timber trees especially of the genera Bowdichia or Diplotropis of the family Leguminosae also : the hard heavy dark wood of a sucupira that resembles acapu and is used especially for wagon hubs and in shipbuilding

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History and Etymology for sucupira

Portuguese, from Tupi sucupira, sapupira

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