timbo

1 of 2

noun (1)

tim·​bo
tēmˈbȯ,
tim-,
-bō
plural -s
1
: an Amazonian woody vine (Paullinia pinnata) the bitter bark of which contains a fish poison
2

timbo

2 of 2

noun (2)

"
plural -s
1
: a timber tree (Enterolobium timbouva) of Argentina
2
: the easily worked red wood of timbo used for furniture and interior woodwork

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Portuguese timbó, from Tupi

Noun (2)

Spanish timbó, from Guarani

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“Timbo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/timbo. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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