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