cativo

noun ca·ti·vo \ kəˈtē(ˌ)vō , -və \
variants: or less commonly cautivo \kau̇ˈ-\

Definition of cativo

plural -s
: a large tree (Prioria copaifera) of the family Leguminosae of Panama

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Origin and Etymology of cativo

modification of American Spanish cativa, from Spanish, feminine of cativo captive, miserable, from Latin captivus captive


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