copaiva

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copaiba or copaiva (kəʊˈpaɪbə, kəʊˈpaɪvə)
 
n
copaiba balsam, Also called: copaiba resin a transparent yellowish viscous oleoresin obtained from certain tropical South American trees of the leguminous genus Copaifera: used in varnishes and ointments
 
[C18: via Spanish via Portuguese from Tupi]
 
copaiva or copaiva
 
n
 
[C18: via Spanish via Portuguese from Tupi]

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