Definition of peroba in English:

peroba

noun

  • [mass noun] The timber of certain Brazilian hardwood trees:

    • ‘The instruments feature mahogany backs, curupay fingerboards and tops carved from Paraguayan hardwoods like peroba.’

Origin

Early 19th century: via Portuguese from Tupi iperoba, literally bitter bark.

Pronunciation:

peroba

/pəˈrəʊbə/