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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Bignoniaceae — the jacarandas.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The native Brazilian name for certain leguminous trees, which produce the beautiful woods called king wood, tiger wood, and violet wood.
- n. A genus of bignoniaceous Brazilian trees with showy trumpet-shaped flowers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of the natural order Bignoniaceæ, type of the tribe Jacarandeæ.
- n. A name of certain large Brazilian trees which yield the rosewood of commerce; also, the wood itself. The trees so called include species of the bignoniaceous genus Jacaranda, Dalbergia nigra, and several species of the genus Machærium of the bean family, especially M. scleroxylon, M. firmum, and M. legale. The last two species are usually distinguished as jacaranda roxa (red jacaranda,) and jacaranda preto (black jacaranda). See rosewood, 1, Jacaranda, 1, and Machærium, 1.
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- n. an important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black
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Set predominantly amongst the expatriate community in Cairo, Oleander, Jacaranda is an eloquent exploration of identity and of recovered childhood memories and with it some fundamental truths emerge.
The boys had started playing at a club called the Jacaranda, on Slater Street, not far from college.
That trendy catchphrase, black empowerment, will not be appropriate in the Gwebu venture, provisionally titled Jacaranda
Josh Garrels 'entire album "Jacaranda" is on repeat but I think "Words Remain" is my favorite track.
One I anticipate in particular will be the performance of The Little Match Girl Passion by David Lang, a preview performance of which was presented with a complement of just four singer-percussionists at Santa Monica's Jacaranda Music Series earlier this year.
They established the annually-blooming Jacaranda tree as the icon, or a free reminder to get annual pap tests.
I am so grateful to Clara who visits here for sending me a copy of Oleander, Jacaranda by Penelope Lively and I must hastily add that Penelope Lively does go on to qualify and elaborate on the opening quote that I have used as she seeks to explore those frozen moments by turning them into language.
But the purple Jacaranda trees have just bloomed (as its spring now) and I have heard that it gets very green when the rains come.
Jacaranda trees thrive in Los Angeles, like blondes and Mexicans.
Jacaranda trees sprouting white, unripened buds shaded the water.