Definition of Imbauba

1. Noun. Tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imbauba

imbarred
imbarring
imbars
imbase
imbased
imbases
imbasing
imbastardize
imbat
imbathe
imbathed
imbathes
imbathing
imbauba (current term)
imbay
imbayed
imbaying
imbays
imbecile
imbeciles
imbecilic
imbecilically
imbecilitate
imbecilitated
imbecilitates
imbecilitating
imbecilities
imbecility

Literary usage of Imbauba

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1. Evolution and Animal Life: An Elementary Discussion of Facts, Processes by David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1907)
"But this alone would not serve to protect the imbauba from the leaf cutters, for how could the Aztecs dwelling inside the tree know of the presence of the ..."

2. Comparative Studies in the Psychology of Ants and of Higher Animals by Erich Wasmann (1905)
"Several of these plants, at> the American imbauba (Cecropia ... s) Fritz Mueller, "Die imbauba und ihre Beschuetzer" ("Kosmos," Vili, 109), and AFW Schimper ..."

3. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft by Medizinisch-naturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft zu Jena (1876)
"Belt gedenkt bei dieser Gelegenheit auch der imbauba (Cecropia). ... die im Stamm der imbauba hausenden Ameisen als treue Wacht und schützendes Heer dienen. ..."

4. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"Fritz Miiller has given a brief account, under the name of the imbauba ant, of a Brazilian arboreal ant, that forms small nests in the interior of plants. ..."

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