corojo\-rōˌhō\ less commonly
Definition of corozo
2 less commonly corozo nut : the seed of the ivory palm
3 less commonly corozo fiber : a strong leaf fiber obtained from a coyol (Acrocomia lasiospatha) and used for making ropes
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Origin and Etymology of corozo
American Spanish, from Spanish corozo, corojo fruit pit, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin carudium, from Greek karydion small nut, diminutive of karyon nut — more at careen
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