cauchillo

noun

cau·​chi·​llo
kau̇ˈchē(ˌ)(y)ō
plural -s
: a tropical American timber tree (Lecythis ollaria) yielding a valuable reddish brown wood and bearing fruits with seeds resembling Brazil nuts see cream nut

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American Spanish

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“Cauchillo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cauchillo. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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