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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [jak-uh-ran-duh, -ran-dah]
    • /ˌdʒæk əˈræn də, -rænˈdɑ/
    • /dʒˌakərˈandə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [jak-uh-ran-duh, -ran-dah]
    • /ˌdʒæk əˈræn də, -rænˈdɑ/

Definitions of jacaranda word

  • noun jacaranda any of various tropical trees belonging to the genus Jacaranda, of the catalpa family, having showy clusters of usually purplish flowers. 1
  • noun jacaranda any of various related or similar trees. 1
  • noun jacaranda the often fragrant, ornamental wood of any of these trees. 1
  • noun jacaranda A tropical American tree that has blue trumpet-shaped flowers, fernlike leaves, and fragrant timber. 1
  • noun jacaranda flowering tree 1
  • noun jacaranda any bignoniaceous tree of the tropical American genus Jacaranda, having fernlike leaves and pale purple flowers and widely cultivated in temperate areas of Australia 0

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Origin of jacaranda

First appearance:

before 1745
One of the 47% newest English words
1745-55; < Portuguese jacarandá < Tupi yacarandá

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jacaranda popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 66% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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