noun ni·spe·ro \ˈnēspəˌrō\

Definition of nispero



  1. 1 :  any of various plants of the genus Achras found in Spanish America; especially :  sapodilla

  2. 2 :  loquat

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Origin and Etymology of nispero

American Spanish níspero, from Spanish, medlar, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin nespilus, from Latin mespilus, mespilum, from Greek mespilon

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