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Noun: pernambuco wood
  1. Tropical tree with prickly trunk; its heavy red wood yields a red dye and is used for cabinetry
    - brazilwood, peachwood, peach-wood, Caesalpinia echinata
Noun: Pernambuco  ,pur-num'byoo-kow or ,pur-num'boo-kow
  1. A port city of northeastern Brazil on the Atlantic
    - Recife

Type of: city, metropolis, port, tree, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Brasil, Brazil, Caesalpinia, Federative Republic of Brazil, genus Caesalpinia

Encyclopedia: Pernambuco, Brazil