guaco

noun
gua·​co | \ ˈgwä(ˌ)kō \
plural -s

Definition of guaco

1 : either of two plants believed to provide an antidote for snake bites:
a : a tropical American vine (Mikania guaco)
b : a birthwort (Aristolochia maxima)

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American Spanish

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“Guaco.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guaco. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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