Meaning of carapa

ca•ra•pa

Pronunciation: (ku-rap'u), [key]
— n.
  1. a South American tree, Carapa guianensis, of the mahogany family.
  2. the light, reddish-brown wood of this tree, used for making furniture. Also called
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