ilama

noun ila·ma \ə̇ˈlämə\

Definition of ilama

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a tropical American tree (Annona diversifolia) grown in the southern U.S. that has a whitish fruit with pinkish tinge

  2. 2 :  the fruit of the ilama

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Origin and Etymology of ilama

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl ilamatzapotl, from ilamatl old woman + tzapotl sapodilla; from the fancied resemblance of the fruit to an old woman's head


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