What does jacaranda mean?

Definitions for jacarandaˌdʒæk əˈræn də, -rænˈdɑ

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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


  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

  3. Origin: [Braz.; cf. Sp. & Pg. jacaranda.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jacaranda

    jak-a-ran′da, n. a South American tree with hard, heavy, brown wood. [Brazilian.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jacaranda in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jacaranda in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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