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coquito

Syllabification: co·qui·to
Pronunciation: /kōˈkēdō
 
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Definition of coquito in English:

noun (plural coquitos)

A thick-trunked Chilean palm tree that yields large amounts of sweet sap (palm honey) and fiber. Also called Chilean wine palm.
  • Jubaea chilensis, family Palmae

Origin

mid 19th century: from Spanish, diminutive of coco 'coconut'.

Words that rhyme with coquito

Benito, bonito, burrito, graffito, Hirohito, incognito, Ito, magneto, Miskito, mosquito, Quito, Tito, veto

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