Definition of Majagua

1. Noun. Shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament.

Exact synonyms: Balibago, Hibiscus Tiliaceus, Mahagua, Mahoe, Purau
Generic synonyms: Hibiscus



2. Noun. Erect forest tree of Cuba and Jamaica having variably hairy leaves and orange-yellow or orange-red flowers; yields a moderately dense timber for cabinetwork and gunstocks.
Exact synonyms: Blue Mahoe, Cuban Bast, Hibiscus Elatus, Mahagua, Mahoe
Generic synonyms: Hibiscus

Definition of Majagua

1. a tropical tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Majagua

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maithes
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maize
maize mushroom
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maizefield
maizefields
maizelike
maizemeal
maizena
maizes
majagua (current term)
majaguas
majakite
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majestatic
majestic
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majesticness
majestie
majesties
majestified
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Literary usage of Majagua

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1906)
"... and includes the Cedar and pretty nearly all the more important timber trees. On the dry slopes the MAHOGANY, LIGNUMVITAE, majagua DE CUBA, ..."

2. Mexico's Pacific Coast by Vivien Lougheed (2004)
"Playa majagua is 20 miles/30 km north of Zihua and is accessed by taking the road ... majagua is a tiny fishing village with a few houses and a few palapa ..."

3. Cuba by Irene Aloha Wright (1910)
"In the dining room the wainscotting is majagua, the upper walls of handsome ... The stairway is trimmed with dark majagua. These woods have been oiled to ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1902)
"Thè- word majagua is used indiscriminately in speaking of the tree or the hark obtained from it. On the Caura two sorts of bark are employed, one is called ..."

5. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (1901)
"... Algaroba, shell-podded Acacia, and the malvaceous majagua, all combining ornamental qualities with longevity and useful timber. ..."

6. A Naturalist in the Guianas by Eugene André (1904)
"Similar strips are then woven in large meshes across each hoop. Several kinds of bark are used in Venezuela for this and various purposes. From the majagua ..."

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