jacaranda

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jacaranda an important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Jacaranda (Bot) The native Brazilian name for certain leguminous trees, which produce the beautiful woods called king wood tiger wood, and violet wood.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Jacaranda jak-a-ran′da a South American tree with hard, heavy, brown wood.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Braz.; cf. Sp. & Pg. jacaranda,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Brazilian.

Usage

In literature:

Ash, eucalyptus, pepper, jacaranda, primavera, tabachin and palm grew here.
"When the Owl Cries" by Paul Bartlett
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In news:

Gunslinger .com: Palm Beach Gardens' Kim shoots 63 at Jacaranda.
Gardens' Kim shoots 8-under 63 at Jacaranda.
Gunslinger.com: Palm Beach Gardens' Kim shoots 63 at Jacaranda .
Gardens' Kim shoots 8-under 63 at Jacaranda .
What's Blooming In Paradise: Jacaranda Tree.
Jacaranda trees at Hope and Flower.
From outside, the five nondescript buildings that house research and development firm Applied Minds look like any other on this jacaranda-lined street in this city's industrial zone.
While most people on the island know Paul Gaeta through his many successful business ventures over the past three decades, which includes operating The Sanibel Steakhouse, The Jacaranda and McT's.
RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif — Dr Jorge Llorente became irritated recently when the fire department kept rejecting his plans to landscape his hacienda-style home with jacarandas and avocado trees.
JACARANDA – pianists Steve VanHauwaert, Dzovig Markarian, Yevgeniy Milyavskiy + Patrick Scott.
Jacaranda + Chapman Percussion + Bill Alves.
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