co·​yol | \ (ˈ)kō¦yōl, kəˈy- \
variants: or less commonly coyol palm
plural -s

Definition of coyol

1 : any of several tropical American palms of the genus Acrocomia (especially A. vinifera)
2 : the fiber of a coyol

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History and Etymology for coyol

Mexican Spanish coyol, from Nahuatl coyoli, literally, bell; from the shape of the fruit and the rattle made by the dried fruit when shaken

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“Coyol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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