umbu-rana

noun

ˌümbəˈränə
plural -s
: a South American timber tree (Torresia cearensis) of the family Leguminosae that yields a yellow wood used for furniture

called also roble

Word History

Etymology

Tupi, from umbu umbra tree + rana false

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“Umbu-rana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/umbu-rana. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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