chichipate

noun

chi·​chi·​pa·​te
ˌchichəˈpätē
plural -s
: a tropical American timber tree (Sweetia panamensis) of the family Leguminosae

Word History

Etymology

American Spanish, from Nahuatl chichipatli, literally, bitter medicine, from chichic bitter + patli medicine

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“Chichipate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chichipate. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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