acana

noun
aca·​na | \ ˈäkənə, -ˌnä \
plural -s

Definition of acana

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

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First Known Use of acana

1807, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acana

Spanish ácana, probably from Ciboney or Taino

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“Acana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acana. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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