noun sap·u·cai·nha \-ˈkīnyə\

Definition of sapucainha



  1. :  a tall central and southern Brazilian tree (Carpotroche brasiliensis) of the family Flacourtiaceae with a nut that yields an oil used in the treatment of leprosy

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Origin and Etymology of sapucainha

Portuguese, diminutive of sapucaia

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