apa

[ uh-pah ]
/ əˈpɑ /

noun

a tree, Eperua falcata, of tropical America, having reddish-brown wood used in the construction of houses.

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Origin of apa

From Tupi

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Apa
[ ah-pah ]
/ ˈɑ pɑ /

noun

a river in central South America that flows W along the E Paraguay-SW Brazil border to the Paraguay River. about 125 miles (200 km) long.

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APA

American Psychiatric Association.
American Psychological Association.

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A.P.A.

American Philological Association.
American Protective Association.
American Protestant Association.
American Psychiatric Association.
American Psychological Association.
Associate in Public Administration.
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Medical definitions for apa

APA

abbr.

antipernicious anemia factor
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