a South American tree, Tipuana tipu, having pinnate leaves and showy, golden-yellow flowers, cultivated in warm climates as an ornamental.

Nearby words

  1. tipsy,
  2. tipsy cake,
  3. tiptoe,
  4. tiptop,
  5. tiptronic,
  6. tipu sahib,
  7. tipuna,
  8. tir,
  9. tirade,
  10. tirage

Origin of tipu

< New Latin, perhaps < Portuguese; further orig. undetermined

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019