Definition of vinhatico
1a : any of several South American leguminous timber trees of the genera Plathymenia and Pithecolobium b : the yellowish wood of any of these trees
2a : an ornamental tree (Persea indica) of the Azores and the Canary islands b : the coarse dark-colored wood of this tree
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Origin and Etymology of vinhatico
Portuguese, probably from vinha vineyard, from Latin vinea — more at vine
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