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oca

noun \ˈō-kə\

Definition of oca

  1. :  either of two South American wood sorrels (Oxalis crenata and O. tuberosa) cultivated for their edible tubers; also :  the tuber of an oca



Variants of oca

also oka \ˈō-kə\

Origin of oca

Spanish, from Quechua oqa


First Known Use: 1604

Rhymes with oca


Learn More about oca

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of "oca"


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