HyperDic: balsa

English > 2 senses of the word balsa:
NOUNplantbalsa, balsa woodstrong lightweight wood of the balsa tree used especially for floats
plantbalsa, Ochroma lagopusforest / forest tree of lowland Central America having a strong very light wood
balsa > pronunciation
Soundsbao'lsah
Rhymescarissa ... Walesa: 36 rhymes with sah...
English > balsa: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningStrong lightweight wood of the balsa tree used especially for floats.
Synonymbalsa wood
BroaderwoodThe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
Substance ofbalsa, Ochroma lagopusforest / forest tree of lowland Central America having a strong very light wood
Spanishbalsa, madera de balsa
English > balsa: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningforest / forest tree of lowland Central America having a strong very light wood; used for making floats and rafts and in crafts.
SynonymOchroma lagopus
Member ofOchroma, genus OchromaOne species
Broaderangiospermous tree, flowering treeAny tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
Substancesbalsa, balsa woodStrong lightweight wood of the balsa tree used especially for floats
SpanishOchroma lagopus

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