umbu-rana

noun
\ ˌümbəˈränə \
plural -s

Definition of umbu-rana

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

called also roble

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History and Etymology for umbu-rana

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 2 Mar. 2021.

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