almacigo

noun

al·​ma·​ci·​go
-ˌgō
plural -s
in the West Indies

Word History

Etymology

American Spanish almácigo, from Spanish, mastic tree, from almáciga

First Known Use

1812, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of almacigo was in 1812

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“Almacigo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/almacigo. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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