zorillo

noun
zo·​ril·​lo | \ zəˈri(ˌ)lō \
plural -s

Definition of zorillo

: a tropical American shrub or small tree (Roupala darienensis) of the family Proteaceae that has an offensive skunklike odor and is used as a remedy for headache

History and Etymology for zorillo

Spanish zorrillo little fox, skunk, diminutive of zorro fox

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“Zorillo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zorillo. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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