oca

oca

[oh-kuh]
noun
1.
a wood sorrel, Oxalis tuberosa, of the Andes, cultivated in South America for its edible tubers.
2.
a tuber of this plant.
Also, oka.


Origin:
1595–1605; < Spanish < Quechua oqa

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oca (ˈəʊkə)
 
n
any of various South American herbaceous plants of the genus Oxalis, cultivated for their edible tubers: family Oxalidaceae
 
[C20: via Spanish from Quechua okka]

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OCA
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