courbaril

/ (ˈkʊəbərɪl) /

noun

a tropical American leguminous tree, Hymenaea courbaril . Its wood is a useful timber and its gum is a source of copalAlso called: West Indian locust

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Word Origin for courbaril

C18: from a native American name
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