cachou

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noun ca·chou \ka-ˈshü, ˈka-ˌ\

Definition of cachou

  1. :  a pill or pastille used to sweeten the breath

Origin and Etymology of cachou

French, from Portuguese cachu, from Malayalam kāccu


First Known Use: circa 1879


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