cachou

noun
ca·​chou | \ ka-ˈshü How to pronounce cachou (audio) , ˈka-ˌshü \

Definition of cachou

: a pill or pastille used to sweeten the breath

First Known Use of cachou

circa 1879, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cachou

French, from Portuguese cachu, from Malayalam kāccu

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“Cachou.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cachou. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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