acouchi

noun acou·chi \ə-ˈkü-shē\
variants: less commonly

acuchi

\ə-ˈkü-shē\ or

acouchi resin

Definition of acouchi

plural

-s

  1. :  a resin similar in nature and uses to elemi and obtained from various South American trees of the genus Protium

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Origin and Etymology of acouchi

borrowed from French (baume/résine) acouchi, probably a misrepresentation of New Latin aracouchini, said to be the Galibi name at Cayenne, French Guiana, for Protium heterophyllum (Icica aracouchini)


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