noun bu·ca·re \ˈbükəˌrā, -ē, büˈkärē\

Definition of bucare



  1. :  a spiny Peruvian tree (Erythrina poeppigiana) widely planted for shading coffee and cacao plantations in the West Indies

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Origin and Etymology of bucare

borrowed from American Spanish (Venezuela) búcare, bucare, perhaps borrowed from Cumaná or a related Cariban language

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a brief usually trivial fact

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