calaba
calaba calaba n. a West Indian tree ({Calophyllum calaba}) having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.

Syn: Santa Maria tree. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • calaba — (De or. amer.). f. calambuco (ǁ árbol gutífero). ☛ V. bálsamo de calaba …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Calăba — (Calababalsam), s.u. Calophyllum …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • calaba — ► sustantivo femenino BOTÁNICA Calambuco, árbol americano. * * * calaba (de or. indoamericano) m. *Calambuco (árbol gutífero). V. «bálsamo de calaba». * * * calaba. (De or. amer.). f. calambuco (ǁ árbol gutífero). □ V. bálsamo de calaba …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Calaba — 1 Original name in latin Calaba Name in other language Calaba State code PH Continent/City Asia/Manila longitude 17.6178 latitude 120.6162 altitude 57 Population 2482 Date 2012 01 17 2 Original name in latin Calaba Name in other language Calaba… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • calaba — antilinis puiklapis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kliuzijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis augalas (Calophyllum antillanum), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Calophyllum antillanum angl. calaba; galba; Santa Maria tree… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • calaba — noun West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice • Syn: ↑Santa Maria tree, ↑Calophyllum calaba • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Calophyllum, ↑genus Calophyllum …   Useful english dictionary

  • calaba — /keuh lah beuh/, n. 1. a tree, Calophyllum brasiliense, of the West Indies and Central and South America, having leathery leaves and fragrant white flowers. 2. the reddish wood of this tree. Also called Maria, Santa Maria. [1745 55; < AmerSp] * * …   Universalium

  • Calaba — Calophyllum (P) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • calaba — sustantivo masculino calambuco, árbol de María …   Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • calaba — ca·la·ba …   English syllables

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