cou·​ma | \ ˈkümə \
plural -s

Definition of couma

1 : a tropical South American tree (Couma utilis) of the family Apocynaceae — see cow tree, sorva
2 : the edible sweet fruit of the couma

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History and Etymology for couma

New Latin, genus to which the couma belongs, from French, from Tupi cumá

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“Couma.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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