cana dulce

noun
ca·​na dul·​ce | \ ˌkänyəˈdülsē \

Definition of cana dulce

: the seeds of the cana dulce tree (Licania arborea) of Mexico that yield an oil used for illumination and in soapmaking

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History and Etymology for cana dulce

Mexican Spanish caña dulce, from Spanish, sugar cane

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“Cana dulce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cana%20dulce. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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