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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Origin and Etymology of 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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