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jac·a·ran·da

 (jăk′ə-răn′də)
n.
Any of several tropical American trees or shrubs of the genus Jacaranda, having pinnately compound leaves and lavender-blue funnel-shaped flowers.

[Portuguese jacarandá, from Tupí, having a hard core, hard branch.]

jacaranda

(ˌdʒækəˈrændə)
n
1. (Plants) any bignoniaceous tree of the tropical American genus Jacaranda, having fernlike leaves and pale purple flowers and widely cultivated in temperate areas of Australia
2. (Plants) the fragrant ornamental wood of any of these trees
3. (Plants) any of several related or similar trees or their wood
[C18: from Portuguese, from Tupi-Guarani yacarandá]

jac•a•ran•da

(ˌdʒæk əˈræn də, -rænˈdɑ)

n., pl. -das.
any of various tropical trees belonging to the genus Jacaranda, of the catalpa family, having showy clusters of usu. purplish flowers.
[1745–55; < Portuguese jacarandá < Tupi yacarandá]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jacaranda - an important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with blackjacaranda - an important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black
Dalbergia, genus Dalbergia - large genus of tropical trees having pinnate leaves and paniculate flowers and cultivated commercially for their dramatically grained and colored timbers
rosewood tree, rosewood - any of those hardwood trees of the genus Dalbergia that yield rosewood--valuable cabinet woods of a dark red or purplish color streaked and variegated with black
Translations

jacaranda

[ˌdʒækəˈrændə] Njacarandá m

jacaranda

nJakaranda(baum) m; (= wood)Jakarandaholz nt, → Palisander (→ holz nt) m
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