arboloco

noun
ar·​bo·​lo·​co | \ ˌärbəˈlō(ˌ)kō \
plural -es

Definition of arboloco

: a Colombian tree (Montanoa lehmannii) of the family Compositae whose wood is used especially for making billiard cues

History and Etymology for arboloco

American Spanish, from Spanish árbol tree (from Latin arbor) + loco mad

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“Arboloco.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arboloco. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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