coquito

coquito

[koh-kee-toh]
noun, plural coquitos.
a palm, Jubaea chilensis, of Chile, from whose sap a honey is prepared and whose small, hard, edible nuts yield a useful oil.
Also called honey palm, wine palm.


Origin:
1855–60; < Spanish, diminutive of coco coco palm < Portuguese côco coco

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coquito (kɒˈkiːtəʊ)
 
n , pl -tos
a Chilean palm tree, Jubaea spectabilis, yielding edible nuts and a syrup
 
[C19: from Spanish: a little coco palm, from coco coco palm]

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