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mamoncillo

[mah-muh n-see-oh; Spanish mah-mawn-see-yaw] /ˌmɑ mənˈsi oʊ; Spanish ˌmɑ mɔnˈsi yɔ/
noun, plural mamoncillos
[mah-muh n-see-ohz; Spanish mah-mawn-see-yaws] /ˌmɑ mənˈsi oʊz; Spanish ˌmɑ mɔnˈsi yɔs/ (Show IPA)
1.
the genip, Melicoccus bijugatus.
Origin
< American Spanish, diminutive of mamón, of uncertain origin
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