coco plum

noun
variants: or less commonly cocoa plum

Definition of coco plum 

1 : a small spreading tree (Chrysobalanus icaco) of tropical America

2 : the plum-shaped fruit of the coco plum tree varying from nearly white to almost black and used for preserves

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History and Etymology for coco plum

coco by folk etymology from Spanish icaco, hicaco

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Dictionary Entries near coco plum

Cocopa

coco palm

cocopan

coco plum

Cocora

cocorico

coco sedge

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