encinillo

noun en·ci·ni·llo \ˌen(t)səˈnē(ˌ)(y)ō\

Definition of encinillo

plural

-s

  1. :  an endemic Puerto Rican shrub (Drypetes ilicifolia) of the family Euphorbiaceae with leathery leaves, inconspicuous flowers, and drupaceous fruit

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Origin and Etymology of encinillo

American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish encina holm oak


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