arariba definition

  • noun:
    • some of the woods of three types within the genus Centrolobium (family Fabaceae), specifically, a Brazilian tree (Centrolobium robustum) -- called in addition zebrawood
    • some of several woods for the genus Sickingia frequently with heavy dark-red wood
    • the wood of an arariba tree.
    • A leguminous tree of Brazil, Centrolobium robustum, the beautiful striped timber that is just one of the sorts generally zebra-wood. Also referred to as araroba.
    • Brazilian tree with handsomely marked timber

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