variants or cohune palm
plural -s
: a commercially important Central and South American pinnate-leaved palm (Orbignya cohune) valued especially for the oil and the hard ivory-nutlike shell of its fruit

Word History


American Spanish, from Mosquito óchuṅ, uchúṅ

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“Cohune.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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