acana

noun aca·na \ˈäkənə, -ˌnä\

Definition of acana

plural

-s

  1. :  either of two West Indian trees (Manilkara albescens and M. bidentata) of the family Sapotaceae that yield valuable timber

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Origin and Etymology of acana

Spanish ácana, probably from Ciboney or Taino


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