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abura Line breaks: abura
Pronunciation: /əˈbjuːrə/

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Definition of abura in English:


A West African tree which yields soft pale timber, and leaves that are used in herbal medicine.
  • Mitragyna stipulosa, family Rubiaceae


Early 20th century: from Yoruba.

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