noun li·mon·ci·llo \ˌlēmōnˈsē(ˌ)(y)ō\

Definition of limoncillo



  1. 1a :  any of several tropical American fruit or timber trees b Puerto Rico :  bayberry 1

  2. 2 Southwest :  any of several yellow-flowered composite plants (genus Pectis) with strongly lemon-scented foliage; especially :  chinchweed

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Origin and Etymology of limoncillo

American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish limón lemon, from Arabic laymūn

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