Jacaranda meaning

jăkə-răndə
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Any of several tropical American trees or shrubs of the genus Jacaranda, having pinnately compound leaves and lavender-blue funnel-shaped flowers.
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Any of a genus (Jacaranda) of tropical American trees of the bignonia family, with finely divided foliage and large clusters of lavender flowers, often grown in the S U.S.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Bignoniaceae — the jacarandas.
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Origin of jacaranda

  • Portuguese jacarandá from Tupí having a hard core, hard branch

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition