acapu

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Portuguese acapu, from Old Tupi.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɑ.kəˌpu/, /ˌɑ.kəˈpu/

Noun[edit]

acapu (plural acapus)

  1. (botany) Any of several trees of tropical genus Andira.
  2. The dark wood of these trees.
    The chair was made of oak, the table of acapu.
  3. A Brazilian tree, Clathrotropsis nitida.
    Two acapus grew outside the hut.
  4. The wood of this tree.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5)