umiri

noun

umi·​ri
variants or umiry
¦ümə¦rē
plural umiris or umiries
1
: a fragrant balsam derived from South American trees of the genus Humiria (especially H. floribunda and H. balsamifera)
2
: a tree of the genus Humiria

Word History

Etymology

Portuguese umirí, from Tupi umiri

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

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