copalche

noun co·pal·che
variants: or

copalchi

Definition of copalche

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  either of two South American trees (Strychnos pseudo-quina and Croton niveus) having bitter medicinal bark used locally as a febrifuge

  2. 2 :  a Mexican shrub or small tree (Coutarea latiflora) of the family Rubiaceae having fragrant white flowers and bark that is used locally as a febrifuge

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Origin and Etymology of copalche

American Spanish copalché, copalchí


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