variants or less commonly coyol palm
plural -s
: any of several tropical American palms of the genus Acrocomia (especially A. vinifera)
: the fiber of a coyol

Word History


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 28 May. 2024.

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