arariba

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Portuguese araribá, from Old Tupi.

Noun[edit]

arariba (countable and uncountable, plural araribas)

  1. Any of the trees of three species in the genus Centrolobium (family Fabaceae), especially, a Brazilian tree (Centrolobium robustum) -- called also zebrawood.
  2. Any of several trees of the genus Simira (syn. Sickingia), usually with heavy dark red wood.
  3. The wood of an arariba tree.

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

for Centrolobium

for Sickingia


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

arariba f (plural araribas)

  1. Alternative form of araribá