lucuma

noun
lu·​cu·​ma | \ ˈlü-k(y)ə-mə How to pronounce lucuma (audio) \
plural lucumas

Definition of lucuma

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a plant or fruit of the genus Pouteria : eggfruit

Lucuma

Lu·​cu·​ma | \ ˈlü-k(y)ə-mə How to pronounce Lucuma (audio) \

Definition of Lucuma (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of pouteria

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History and Etymology for lucuma

Noun

Spanish lúcuma eggfruit, from Quechua lúcuma, lucma

New Latin, from Spanish lúcuma eggfruit

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“Lucuma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lucuma. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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