Definition of oiticica
: any of several South American trees; especially : a Brazilian tree (Licania rigida) with seeds that yield a drying oil similar to tung oil
Origin and Etymology of oiticica
Portuguese, from Tupi wit i̵sí̵ka, from wití, the tree Licania tomentosa + i̵sí̵ka resin
First Known Use: 1857See Words from the same year
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