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Goa powder

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noun

a brownish-yellow, odorless, crystalline powder obtained from the wood or the trunk of the Brazilian tree Andira araroba, used as a source of chrysarobin.

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Also called araroba .

Origin of Goa powder

First recorded in 1870–75; after Gôa
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Goa powder

noun

another name for araroba (def. 2)
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