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Related to courbaril: Jatoba
(Plants) a tropical American leguminous tree, Hymenaea courbaril. Its wood is a useful timber and its gum is a source of copal. Also called: West Indian locust
[C18: from a native American name]
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|Noun||1.||courbaril - West Indian locust tree having pinnate leaves and panicles of large white or purplish flowers; yields very hard tough wood|
courbaril copal - resin from the courbaril tree