camachile

noun ca·ma·chi·le \ˈkäməˈchilē\

Definition of camachile

plural

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  1. :  a common tropical American tree (Pithecolobium dulce) yielding good timber, a yellow dye, a mucilaginous gum, and a widely used edible fruit —called also huamuchil — see manila tamarind

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Origin and Etymology of camachile

American Spanish camachile, cuamóchil, guamúchil, from Nahuatl cuauh-mochitl


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