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tipu

[ tee-poo ]
/ ˈti pu /
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noun
a South American tree, Tipuana tipu, having pinnate leaves and showy, golden-yellow flowers, cultivated in warm climates as an ornamental.
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Origin of tipu

From New Latin, perhaps from Portuguese; further origin undetermined
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How to use tipu in a sentence

  • They reached Itza, having come down the River Tipu in canoes.

    Brought Forward|R. B. Cunninghame Graham
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