Definitions for jacarandaˌdʒæk əˈræn də, -rænˈdɑ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
jac•a•ran•daˌdʒæk əˈræn də, -rænˈdɑ(n.)(pl.)-das.
any of various tropical trees belonging to the genus Jacaranda, of the catalpa family, having showy clusters of usu. purplish flowers.
Origin of jacaranda:
1745–55; < Pg jacarandá < Tupi yacarandá
Brazilian rosewood, caviuna wood, jacaranda, Dalbergia nigra(noun)
an important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black
Any of several trees, of the genus Jacaranda, from tropical South America, that have pale purple, funnel-shaped flowers
The hard, dark wood of these trees
Origin: From jacarandá, from yacaranda.
the native Brazilian name for certain leguminous trees, which produce the beautiful woods called king wood, tiger wood, and violet wood
a genus of bignoniaceous Brazilian trees with showy trumpet-shaped flowers