noun Coc·col·o·ba \kəˈkäləbə\

Definition of Coccoloba

  1. :  a genus of tropical and subtropical American evergreen trees, shrubs, and woody vines (family Polygonaceae) having greenish flowers in axillary spikes or racemes — see sea grape

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Origin and Etymology of coccoloba

New Latin, alteration of Coccolobis, from cocc- + -lobis (from Greek lobos lobe, capsule, pod) — more at sleep

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a brief usually trivial fact

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