Definition of Jacaranda

1. Noun. An important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black.

Exact synonyms: Brazilian Rosewood, Caviuna Wood, Dalbergia Nigra
Group relationships: Dalbergia, Genus Dalbergia
Generic synonyms: Rosewood, Rosewood Tree



Definition of Jacaranda

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

Definition of Jacaranda

1. Noun. Any of several trees, of the genus ''Jacaranda'', from tropical South America, that have pale purple, funnel-shaped flowers ¹

2. Noun. The hard, dark wood of these trees ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jacaranda

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Medical Definition of Jacaranda

1. The native Brazilian name for certain leguminous trees, which produce the beautiful woods called king wood, tiger wood, and violet wood. A genus of bignoniaceous Brazilian trees with showy trumpet-shaped flowers. Origin: Braz.; cf. Sp. & Pg. Jacaranda. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jacaranda

jaboticaba
jaboticaba tree
jaboticabas
jabots
jabroni
jabs
jabuticaba
jabuticabas
jacal
jacales
jacals
jacamar
jacamars
jacana
jacanas
jacaranda (current term)
jacarandas
jacare
jacares
jacchus
jacchuses
jacconet
jacconets
jacent
jacinth
jacinthe
jacinthes
jacinths
jack-a-dandies

Literary usage of Jacaranda

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"It is commonly planted in parts of S. Calif., and attains a height of 50 ft. and more. This species is also cult, in Europe under glass. jacaranda is a ..."

2. New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers by Edward Pollock Anschutz (1917)
"... we have a valuable agent for many of these cases of autointoxication that are the result of various forms of intestinal putrefaction. jacaranda ..."

3. Pocket Manual of Homoeopathic Materia Medica: Comprising the Characteristic by William Boericke, Oscar E. Boericke (1906)
"jacaranda. (Brazilian Caroba-Tree.) Has reputation as a remedy in venereal diseases and rheumatism. Morning sickness. The urinary and sexual symptoms are ..."

4. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1900)
"treated successfully with jacaranda a case of epilepsy at the Eclectic Medical Institute Clinic. The disease was of fourteen years duration, and averaged ..."

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