pacay

noun

pa·​cay
pəˈkī
plural -s
: 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

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, from Quechua pa'qay)

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“Pacay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pacay. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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