chupon

noun chu·pon \chüˈpōn\

Definition of chupon

plural

-s

  1. 1a :  a tropical American timber tree (Bumelia obtusifolia) with yellowish brown very hard heavy wood b :  a South American timber tree (Gustavia yaracuyensis) of the family Lecythidaceae with dark black-streaked wood

  2. 2 :  a sucker of the chocolate tree

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Origin and Etymology of chupon

American Spanish chupón


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