primavera

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[ pree-muh-vair-uh ]
/ ˌpri məˈvɛər ə /
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noun

a central American tree, Cybistax donnell-smithii, of the bignonia family, having showy, tubular yellow flowers.
Also called white mahogany. the hard, yellowish-white wood of this tree, used for making furniture.

Origin of primavera

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1890–95; < Spanish: literally, spring; so called from its early flowering; see primaveral

Definition for primavera (2 of 2)

primavera

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[ pree-muh-vair-uh; Italian pree-mah-ve-rah ]
/ ˌpri məˈvɛər ə; Italian ˌpri mɑˈvɛ rɑ /

adjective Italian Cookery.

prepared with a variety of chopped or minced vegetables: pasta primavera.

Origin of primavera

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apparently ellipsis from Italian alla primavera in the style of springtime; see primaveral
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