chichipate

noun
chi·​chi·​pa·​te | \ ˌchichəˈpätē \
plural -s

Definition of chichipate

: a tropical American timber tree (Sweetia panamensis) of the family Leguminosae

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History and Etymology for chichipate

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 19 Oct. 2021.

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