quebracho: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kā-brä'chō Sp. ke-vrä'chô), [key]
— pl. -chos
- any of several tropical American trees of the genus Schinopsis, having very hard wood, esp. S. lorentzii, the wood and bark of which are important in tanning and dyeing.
- a tree, Aspidosperma quebrachoblanco, of the dogbane family, yielding a medicinal bark.
- the wood or bark of any of these trees.