(noun)Any of severaltropicalAmericantrees or shrubs of the genusJacaranda, having pinnately compound,oppositeleaves and panicles of palepurpleflowers with funnel-shapedcorollas.
(noun) The wood of this tree or a woodsimilar to it.
Use "jacaranda" in a sentence
"The French have given the name jacaranda to rose-wood, under the idea that the plant called jacaranda by the Brazilians yields it, which is not the case; "the same word has perhaps been the origin of palisander -- palixander, badly written.""
"There are trees and lots of bugambilla and jacaranda, and a modest weekly market tucked in there."
"Olive, Cyprus and eucalyptus trees give shape and shade; jasmine, rosemary and jacaranda perfume the entire estate."