Chiococca

noun
Chi·o·coc·ca | \ ˌkīəˈkäkə \

Definition of Chiococca 

: a small genus of tropical American shrubs (family Rubiaceae) having white or yellowish flowers and a white 2-seeded berry and usually having roots with purgative properties — see cahinca root

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History and Etymology for Chiococca

New Latin, from chion- + -cocca (from Latin coccum berry, from Greek kokkos kermes berry, seed)

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