wallaba

noun
wal·​la·​ba | \ ˈwäləbə also ˈwȯl- \
plural -s

Definition of wallaba

: any of several trees of the genus Eperua especially : a valuable timber tree (E. falcata) of the Guianas and northern Brazil having pinnate leaves, clusters of red flowers, and reddish brown very durable wood that is used for palings and shingles

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“Wallaba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wallaba. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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