oca

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noun \ˈō-kə\
variants: or less commonly

Definition of oca

  1. :  either of two South American wood sorrels (Oxalis crenata and O. tuberosa) cultivated for their edible tubers; also :  the tuber of an oca

Origin and Etymology of oca

Spanish, from Quechua oqa


First Known Use: 1604


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