tronador

noun tro·na·dor \ ¦trōnə¦dȯ(ə)r \

Definition of tronador

plural -s
1 : a Central American, Mexican, and West Indian woody herb (Abutilon trisulcatum)
2 : the bast fiber of the tronador used especially for ropes and nets

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Origin and Etymology of tronador

American Spanish, literally, thunderer, from Spanish, from tronar to thunder, modification of Latin tonare; from its noisy dehiscence


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