lucuma

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noun

lu·​cu·​ma ˈlü-k(y)ə-mə How to pronounce lucuma (audio)
plural lucumas
: a plant or fruit of the genus Pouteria : eggfruit

Lucuma

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

taxonomic synonym of pouteria

Word History

Etymology

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 20 Jul. 2024.

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