Jac`a*ran"da (?), n. [Braz.; cf. Sp. & Pg. jacaranda.] Bot. (a)

The native Brazilian name for certain leguminous trees, which produce the beautiful woods called king wood, tiger wood, and violet wood.

(b)

A genus of bignoniaceous Brazilian trees with showy trumpet-shaped flowers.

 

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