cuichunchulli

noun
cui·​chun·​chul·​li | \ ˌkwēchənˈchülē \
plural -s

Definition of cuichunchulli

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

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History and Etymology for cuichunchulli

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

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“Cuichunchulli.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cuichunchulli. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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