anaqua

noun
ana·​qua | \ əˈnäkwə \
plural -s

Definition of anaqua

: a tree (Ehretia elliptica) of Mexico and southern Texas that is sometimes planted for shade

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First Known Use of anaqua

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anaqua

borrowed from Mexican Spanish anacua, anagua, probably shortening of anacahuite anacahuita

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“Anaqua.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anaqua. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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