Jacaranda

Jacaranda

(Science: botany) The native Brazilian name for certain leguminous trees, which produce the beautiful woods called king wood, tiger wood, and violet wood.

a genus of bignoniaceous Brazilian trees with showy trumpet-shaped flowers.

Origin: Braz.; cf. Sp. & pg. Jacaranda.


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