Definition of Ceibo

1. Noun. Small South American spiny tree with dark crimson and scarlet flowers solitary or clustered.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceibo

cefquinome
cefsulodin
ceftazidime
ceftazidime sodium
ceftibuten
ceftiofur
ceftizoxime
ceftizoxime sodium
ceftobiprole
ceftriaxone
ceftriaxone disodium
cefuroxime
cefuroxime axetil esterase
ceiba tree
ceibas
ceibo (current term)
ceil
ceil function
ceil functions
ceiled
ceiler
ceilers
ceili
ceilidh
ceilidh dance
ceilidhean
ceilidhs
ceiling
ceiling fan
ceiling function

Literary usage of Ceibo

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1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1813)
"The lana de ceibo, or ceibo wool, is the product of a very high and tufted tree of that name. ... will entitle it rather to be called ceibo filk than wool. ..."

2. A Voyage to South America: Describing at Large the Spanish Cities, Towns by Antonio de Ulloa, John Adams (1806)
"THE lana de ceibo, or ceibo wool, is the product of a very high and tufted tree of that name. ... will entitle it rather to be called ceibo filk than wool. ..."

3. A Voyage to South-America: Describing at Large the Spanish Cities, Towns by Antonio de Ulloa (1758)
"... yet jointly are equal to any one of the former, as tobacco, wax, Guinea pepper, drugs, and lana de ceibo, by which great numbers of the lower ..."

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