Definitions for: Jacaranda


[n] an important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black



Webster (1913) Definition: Jac`a*ran"da, n. [Braz.; cf. Sp. & Pg. jacaranda.]
(Bot.)
(a) The native Brazilian name for certain leguminous trees,
which produce the beautiful woods called king wood, tiger
wood, and violet wood.
(b) A genus of bignoniaceous Brazilian trees with showy
trumpet-shaped flowers.

Synonyms: Brazilian rosewood, caviuna wood, Dalbergia nigra

See Also: Dalbergia, genus Dalbergia, rosewood, rosewood tree

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