angico

noun

an·​gi·​co
anˈjē(ˌ)kü,
-kō
plural -s
: any of various South American trees of the family Leguminosae (especially Piptadenia rigida) that yields a brown gum used in tanning

Word History

Etymology

Portuguese

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of angico was in 1856

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“Angico.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angico. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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