lechosa

noun le·cho·sa \lāˈchōsə\
variants: or

lechoza

\-ōzə\

Definition of lechosa

plural

-s

  1. :  papaya

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Origin and Etymology of lechosa

Spanish lechosa, from feminine of lechoso milky, from leche milk (from Latin lact-, lac) + -oso -ous (from Latin -osus) — more at galaxy


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