corozo

noun
co·ro·zo | \kəˈrō(ˌ)sō\
variants: or corojo \-rōˌhō \ or less commonly coroso \-rō(ˌ)sō \
plural -s

Definition of corozo 

1 or less commonly corozo palm : any of several tropical American palms: such as

a : ivory palm

b : cohune palm

c : coyol sense 1

d : any of several palms of the genus Cocos

2 or less commonly corozo nut : the seed of the ivory palm

3 or less commonly corozo fiber : a strong leaf fiber obtained from a coyol (Acrocomia lasiospatha) and used for making ropes

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History and Etymology for corozo

American Spanish, from Spanish corozo, corojo fruit pit, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin carudium, from Greek karydion small nut, diminutive of karyon nut

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