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jacaranda


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jacaranda  \Jac`a*ran"da\,  n.  [Braz.;  cf  Sp  &  Pg  jacaranda.] 
  (Bot.) 
  a  The  native  Brazilian  name  for  certain  leguminous  trees, 
  which  produce  the  beautiful  woods  called  king  wood,  tiger 
  wood,  and  violet  wood. 
  b  A  genus  of  bignoniaceous  Brazilian  trees  with  showy 
  trumpet-shaped  flowers. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jacaranda 
  n  :  an  important  Brazilian  timber  tree  yielding  a  heavy  hard 
  dark-colored  wood  streaked  with  black  [syn:  {Brazilian 
  rosewood},  {caviuna  wood},  {Dalbergia  nigra}] 




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