Definition of divi–divi
: a small tropical American tree (Caesalpinia coriaria) of the legume family with twisted astringent pods that contain a large proportion of tannin
Origin and Etymology of divi–divi
American Spanish dividivi, probably from Cumaná (extinct Cariban language of northern Venezuela) or a cognate Cariban word
First Known Use: circa 1837See Words from the same year
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