Definition of Coumarou

1. n. The tree (Dipteryx odorata) which bears the tonka bean; also, the bean itself.



Definition of Coumarou

1. the seed of a tropical tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coumarou

coulé
coumaphos
coumara nut
coumaranone
coumaric
coumaric acid
coumaric acids
coumaric anhydride
coumarin
coumarin hydroxylase
coumarins
coumarone
coumarone-indene resin
coumarone resin
coumarones
coumarou (current term)
coumarous
coumaroyl
coumaroyls
coumatetralyl
coumestrol
coumetarol
coun
council
council-housed
council board
council chamber
council estate
council estates
council house

Literary usage of Coumarou

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1. Medical lexicon by Robley Dunglison (1860)
"DIP'TERIX ODORA'TA, coumarou'na odo ra'ta. The fruit of this large tree of Guiana ia a pod, inclosing a single seed. ..."

2. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"A camphor-like sweet substance, the cause of perfume in the tonquin-bean of perfumers, the coumarou of French Guiana, the woodruff, the sweet vernal grass, ..."

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