Definition of jacaranda noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌdʒækəˈrændə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒækəˈrændə//
[countable, uncountable] Plants
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a tropical tree with blue flowers and pleasant-smelling wood; the wood of this tree See related entries: Plants Word Origin mid 18th cent.: from Portuguese, from Tupi-Guarani jakara'nda.
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