coco plum


variants or less commonly cocoa plum
: a small spreading tree (Chrysobalanus icaco) of tropical America
: the plum-shaped fruit of the coco plum tree varying from nearly white to almost black and used for preserves

Word History


coco by folk etymology from Spanish icaco, hicaco

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“Coco plum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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