the wood of a Brazilian, leguminous tree, Andira araroba, from which is derived.
The Goa powder or araroba is contained in the trunk, filling crevices in the heartwood.
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a Brazilian leguminous tree, Andira araroba
Also called Goa powder. a bitter yellow powder obtained from cavities in the wood of this tree, formerly used in medicine to treat skin ailments See also chrysarobin
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Also, Araks. Ancient Araxes. a river in SW Asia, flowing from E Turkey along part of the boundary between NW Iran and Armenia and Azerbaijan into the Kura River. About 660 miles (1065 km) long. Classical Mythology. the first king of Phliasia. the Altar, a southern constellation between Triangulum Australe and Scorpius. a friend to […]
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271–213 b.c, Greek general: leader of the Achaean League.