calaba

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n calaba West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n calaba See Calophyllum.
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Usage

In literature:

How many silver fis'es you want for dat calabas' o' honey?
"Old Hendrik's Tales" by Arthur Owen Vaughan
Calabas Bridge over the Riet River was reached shortly before midnight, after a trek of 27 miles.
"Two Years on Trek" by Louis Eugène du Moulin
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