Definition of roble in US English:

roble

noun

  • Any of various Latin American and Californian trees having hard, heavy wood used for construction, shipbuilding, etc.; especially (a) the valley oak of California, Quercus lobata; (b) the Central and South American timber tree Platymiscium pinnatum (family Fabaceae); (c) a West Indian species of catalpa, C. longissima (now rare); (d) (more fully "roble beech") a species of southern beech, Nothofagus obliqua.

Origin

Early 19th century. From Spanish roble oak, subsequently applied to various Latin American and Californian trees having hard, heavy wood from classical Latin rōbor-, rōbur oak tree.

Pronunciation

roble

/ˈrəʊbleɪ/