Definition of copaiba in English:


Line breaks: co|paiba
Pronunciation: /kəʊˈpʌɪbə/

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[mass noun]
An aromatic plant oil or resin used in medicines and perfumes.
  • These resins are obtained from plants of the genus Copaifera


early 17th century: via Portuguese from Tupi copaiba, Guarani cupaiba.

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