copalcocote

noun co·pal·co·co·te \ˌkōpəlkəˈkōt(ˌ)ā\
variants: less commonly

copaljocote

\-pəlhəˈ-\

Definition of copalcocote

plural

-s

  1. :  a Mexican tree (Cyrtocarpa procera) of the family Anacardiaceae with yellow fruits that resemble plums and are used locally as a remedy for leprosy

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Origin and Etymology of copalcocote

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl copalxocotl, from copalli gum, resin + xocotl acid fruit


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