taquara

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

taquara (plural taquaras)

  1. A kind of bamboo (genus Olyra) found in Brazil.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Tupi ta'kwara.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ta.ˈkwa.ɾa/
  • Hyphenation: ta‧qua‧ra

Noun[edit]

taquara f (plural taquaras)

  1. (Brazil) bamboo, or a particular species of it found in Brazil
    Synonyms: bambu, taboca
  2. a species of lizard that inhabits that wood