Capivi
Capivi Ca*pi"vi, n. [Cf. {Copaiba}.] A balsam of the Spanish West Indies. See {Copaiba}. [1913 Webster]

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  • capivi — Copaiba Co*pai ba (?; 277), Copaiva Co*pai va, n. [Sp. & Pg., fr. Brazil. cupa[ u]ba.] (Med.) A more or less viscid, yellowish liquid, the bitter oleoresin of several species of {Copaifera}, a genus of trees growing in South America and the West… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • capivi — kəˈpēvē, ˈpī noun ( s) Etymology: modification of Spanish & Portuguese copaiba more at copaiba : copaiba 1 * * * capivi var. of copaiba …   Useful english dictionary

  • capivi — ca·pi·vi …   English syllables

  • balsam capivi — Copaiba Co*pai ba (?; 277), Copaiva Co*pai va, n. [Sp. & Pg., fr. Brazil. cupa[ u]ba.] (Med.) A more or less viscid, yellowish liquid, the bitter oleoresin of several species of {Copaifera}, a genus of trees growing in South America and the West… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • balsam capivi — /keuh pee vee, puy / copaiba. * * * …   Universalium

  • Balsam Capivi — Copaifera (J); Myroxylon (J) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • balsam capivi — noun an oleoresin used in varnishes and ointments • Syn: ↑copaiba, ↑copaiba balsam • Hypernyms: ↑oleoresin * * * /keuh pee vee, puy / copaiba …   Useful english dictionary

  • balsam of copaiba — Copaiba Co*pai ba (?; 277), Copaiva Co*pai va, n. [Sp. & Pg., fr. Brazil. cupa[ u]ba.] (Med.) A more or less viscid, yellowish liquid, the bitter oleoresin of several species of {Copaifera}, a genus of trees growing in South America and the West… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Copaiba — Co*pai ba (?; 277), Copaiva Co*pai va, n. [Sp. & Pg., fr. Brazil. cupa[ u]ba.] (Med.) A more or less viscid, yellowish liquid, the bitter oleoresin of several species of {Copaifera}, a genus of trees growing in South America and the West Indies.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • copaiba balsam — Copaiba Co*pai ba (?; 277), Copaiva Co*pai va, n. [Sp. & Pg., fr. Brazil. cupa[ u]ba.] (Med.) A more or less viscid, yellowish liquid, the bitter oleoresin of several species of {Copaifera}, a genus of trees growing in South America and the West… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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