Definition of majagua in English:

majagua

(also majugua)

noun

  • Any of various trees found in the New World tropics and used as a source of strong fibre for rope, etc.; especially either of two closely related species of the family Malvaceae, Hibiscus tilaceus and the blue mahoe, H. elatus; the wood of any of these trees.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From American Spanish majagua, either from Taino or from Carib.

Pronunciation

majagua

/məˈhɑːɡwə//məˈhaɡwə/