Definition of Quira

1. Noun. Hard heavy red wood of a quira tree.

Exact synonyms: Panama Redwood
Generic synonyms: Wood



2. Noun. Any of several tropical American trees some yielding economically important timber.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quira

quippers
quippery
quippier
quippiest
quipping
quippingly
quippish
quippu
quippus
quippy
quips
quipster
quipsters
quipu
quipus
quira (current term)
quirboilly
quire
quired
quires
quiring
quirister
quiristers
quiritation
quirites
quirk
quirk bead
quirk molding
quirk moulding
quirked

Literary usage of Quira

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

1. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1851)
"1673), quira ... The quira, remarkable for its black and brown streaks, is the Itaka of commerce. ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"worth'* heirs to the land, filed in their name the declaratory statement, which the law re- quira for preemption, on the 8th day of April, jut twenty days ..."

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