What does balsa mean?

Definitions for balsa
ˈbɔl sə, ˈbɑl-bal·sa

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. balsa, balsa wood(noun)

    strong lightweight wood of the balsa tree used especially for floats

  2. balsa, Ochroma lagopus(noun)

    forest tree of lowland Central America having a strong very light wood; used for making floats and rafts and in crafts

Wiktionary

  1. balsa(Noun)

    A large tree, Ochroma lagopus, native to tropical America, with wood that is very light in weight.

  2. balsa(Noun)

    The wood of this tree.

  3. balsa(Noun)

    A raft or float, used principally on the Pacific coast of South America.

  4. Origin: From barco.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Balsa(noun)

    a raft or float, used principally on the Pacific coast of South America

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. balsa

    A South American tree, very porous, which grows to an immense height in a few years, and is almost as light as cork. Hence the balsa-wood is used for the surf-boat called balsa. (See JANGADA.)

Anagrams for balsa »

  1. baals

  2. balas

  3. basal

  4. albas

  5. sabal

How to pronounce balsa?

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How to say balsa in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of balsa in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of balsa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Images & Illustrations of balsa

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