plural -s
: the root of a South American shrub (Ionidium glutinosum) of the family Violaceae used locally as an emetic

Word History


modification of American Spanish cuichunchulo, from Quechua quichay to open + chunchulo bowels

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“Cuichunchulli.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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