ucuuba

noun
ucu·​uba | \ ˌükəˈ(w)übə\
variants: or less commonly ucuhuba \ -​ˈhübə \
plural -s

Definition of ucuuba

: banak especially : a Brazilian tree (Virola sebijera) having seeds that yield a hard yellowish edible fat used chiefly in candles and soap

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History and Etymology for ucuuba

Portuguese, from Tupi ucu-uva

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