airampo

noun ai·ram·po \ī-ˈräm-(ˌ)pō\

Definition of airampo

plural

-s

  1. :  a prostrate cactus (Opuntia soehrensii) whose dried seeds yield a substance used in the Andes for coloring jellies red

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Origin and Etymology of airampo

Spanish, from Quechua ayrampú


First Known Use: 1819


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