Definitions for jacarandaˌdʒæk əˈræn də, -rænˈdɑ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jac•a•ran•daˌdʒæk əˈræn də, -rænˈdɑ(n.)(pl.)-das.

  1. any of various tropical trees belonging to the genus Jacaranda, of the catalpa family, having showy clusters of usu. purplish flowers.

    Category: Plants

Origin of jacaranda:

1745–55; < Pg jacarandá < Tupi yacarandá

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Brazilian rosewood, caviuna wood, jacaranda, Dalbergia nigra(noun)

    an important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black

Wiktionary

  1. jacaranda(Noun)

    Any of several trees, of the genus Jacaranda, from tropical South America, that have pale purple, funnel-shaped flowers

  2. jacaranda(Noun)

    The hard, dark wood of these trees

  3. Origin: From jacarandá, from yacaranda.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jacaranda(noun)

    the native Brazilian name for certain leguminous trees, which produce the beautiful woods called king wood, tiger wood, and violet wood

  2. Jacaranda(noun)

    a genus of bignoniaceous Brazilian trees with showy trumpet-shaped flowers

Freebase

  1. Jacaranda

    Jacaranda is a genus of 49 species of flowering plants in the family Bignoniaceae, native to tropical and subtropical regions of Central America, South America, Cuba, Hispaniola and the Bahamas. It has been planted widely in Asia, especially in Nepal. It is found throughout the Americas and Caribbean, and has been introduced to Australia, New Zealand, India, Fiji, Portugal, Spain and parts of Africa. The genus name is also used as the common name.

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