urucu-rana

noun
\ ˌu̇rəkəˈranə\
plural -s

Definition of urucu-rana

1 : a tropical South American timber tree (Hieronyma alchorneoides) of the family Euphorbiaceae
2 : the deep reddish brown hard wood of the urucu-rana used for construction and cabinet work

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History and Etymology for urucu-rana

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

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