noun, plural cei·bas [sey-buhz or, for 2, sahy-; Spanish they-bahs, sey-]. /ˈseɪ bəz or, for 2, ˈsaɪ-; Spanish ˈθeɪ βɑs, ˈseɪ-/.
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It is on this savannah that we have our first good opportunity of viewing the mighty ceiba tree near at hand.Gardens of the Caribbees, v. 1/2|Ida May Hill Starr
Individuals were most readily observed on the buttresses of some of the gigantic mahogany and ceiba trees.Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Peten, Guatemala|William E. Duellman
For size of spurs and wealth of parasites the tree was almost as remarkable as the Ceiba I mentioned just now.At Last|Charles Kingsley
An enormous old ceiba tree originally stood here, beneath whose branches mass was sometimes performed.Due South or Cuba Past and Present|Maturin M. Ballou
The ceiba is the sacred tree of the negro, the temple of Jumbi, the proper house of Obeah.