anaqua

noun ana·qua \əˈnäkwə\

Definition of anaqua

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of anaqua

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


First Known Use: 1885


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