Definitions of quira
  1. noun
    any of several tropical American trees some yielding economically important timber
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    Platymiscium trinitatis, roble
    large tree of Trinidad and Guyana having odd-pinnate leaves and violet-scented axillary racemes of yellow flowers and long smooth pods; grown as a specimen in parks and large gardens
    Panama redwood, Panama redwood tree, Platymiscium pinnatum
    large erect shrub of Colombia having large odd-pinnate leaves with large leaflets and axillary racemes of fragrant yellow flowers
    type of:
    a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  2. noun
    hard heavy red wood of a quira tree
    synonyms: Panama redwood
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    the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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