canchalagua

noun can·cha·la·gua \ˌkänchəˈlägwə\

Definition of canchalagua

plural

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  1. :  a bitter tonic herb of the genus Centaurium (especially C. chilensis of Chile and C. venustum of California)

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Origin and Etymology of canchalagua

Spanish, alteration of cachanlaguen, modification of Araucan cachanlahuen, from cachan pain in the side + lahuen medicinal herb


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