noun cou·ma \ˈkümə\

Definition of couma



  1. 1 :  a tropical South American tree (Couma utilis) of the family Apocynaceae — see cow tree, sorva

  2. 2 :  the edible sweet fruit of the couma

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Origin and Etymology of couma

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

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to cast off or become cast off

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