angico

noun
an·​gi·​co | \ anˈjē(ˌ)kü, -kō \
plural -s

Definition of angico

: any of various South American trees of the family Leguminosae (especially Piptadenia rigida) that yields a brown gum used in tanning

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First Known Use of angico

1856, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for angico

Portuguese

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“Angico.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angico. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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