Pronunciation: ( jak"u-ran'du, -ran-dä'), [key]
1. any of various tropical trees belonging to the genus Jacaranda, of the catalpa family, having showy clusters of usually purplish flowers.
2. any of various related or similar trees.
3. the often fragrant, ornamental wood of any of these trees.
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