cuaguayote

noun
cua·gua·yo·te | \ ˌkwägwəˈyōtē \
plural -s

Definition of cuaguayote 

: a small Mexican tree (Pileus mexicanus) of the family Caricaceae having leaves and fruit that yield a proteolytic enzyme

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History and Etymology for cuaguayote

Mexican Spanish cuaguayote, cuahuayote, from Nahuatl cuauhayotli, literally, tree gourd, from cuauh- (from cuahuitl tree) + ayotli gourd

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