caoba

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish caoba

Noun[edit]

caoba (uncountable)

  1. Synonym of mahogany (wood)

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish caoba, from Taíno [Term?]

Noun[edit]

caoba f (plural caobes)

  1. mahogany (tree, wood)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Taíno caoban (mahogany).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈoba/, [kaˈo.β̞a]

Adjective[edit]

caoba (plural caobas)

  1. (color) mahogany
    • 2016, “Un Bolero en Berlín”, in Trap Mirror, performed by Los Chikos del Maíz:
      Tú hacías de Lauren Bacall, yo de Humphrey Bogart / Sharapova de color caoba
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Noun[edit]

caoba f (plural caobas)

  1. (color) mahogany
  2. mahogany (tree, wood)

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