pacay

noun
pa·​cay | \ pəˈkī \
plural -s

Definition of pacay

: a small arboreal guama of uncertain taxonomic identity that is sometimes cultivated in Peru, Ecuador, and Bolivia for ornament and for the white edible pulp of its large pods

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History and Etymology for pacay

Spanish, from Quechua pa'qay)

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“Pacay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pacay. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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