how to pronounce balsa


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The above transcription of balsa is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

balsa is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of balsa in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… little gliders and out of balsa wood and …”

meanings of balsa


  1. A raft or float, used principally on the Pacific coast of South America.
  2. The wood of this tree.
  3. A large tree, Ochroma pyramidale, native to tropical America, with wood that is very light in weight.

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