noun \ˌu̇rəkəˈranə\

Definition of urucu–rana



  1. 1 :  a tropical South American timber tree (Hieronyma alchorneoides) of the family Euphorbiaceae

  2. 2 :  the deep reddish brown hard wood of the urucu-rana used for construction and cabinet work

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Origin and Etymology of urucu–rana

Portuguese urucurana, from Tupi, from urucú annatto + rana false

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