(Brazilian); confer (Spanish) & (Portuguese) jacaranda.
(Botanical) (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.
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From Portuguese jacarandá, from Old Tupi yacaranda.
Any of several trees, of the genus Jacaranda, from tropical South America, that have pale purple, funnel-shaped flowers The hard, dark wood of these trees
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