coigue

noun coi·gue
variants: or

coihue

Definition of coigue

plural

-s

  1. :  a Chilean evergreen tree (Nothofagus dombeyi) the leafy boughs of which are used for thatching

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Origin and Etymology of coigue

Spanish coigué, coihué, from Araucan coyhue


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