Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In the West Indies and South America, a parasitic shrub or tree of the gamboge family, Clusia rosea. Its wood is reddish and is used only as fuel. See aralie and Clusia.

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  • Constant wetting due to spray and important levels of insolation determine a fairly distinctive flora, known as cupay forest Copaifera langsdorfii, with Anadenantera macrocarpa and Xilopia brasiliensis in the highest stratum.

    Iguazú National Park, Argentina

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