anon·​cil·​lo | \ ˌä(ˌ)nōnˈsēlˌyō \
plural -s

Definition of anoncillo

: the fiber yielded by the bark of various Venezuelan trees on the genus Annona

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First Known Use of anoncillo

circa 1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anoncillo

American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish anón

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“Anoncillo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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