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coquito

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Pronunciation: /kɒˈkiːtəʊ
 
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Definition of coquito in English:

noun (plural coquitos)

A thick-trunked Chilean palm tree which yields large amounts of sweet sap (palm honey) and fibre.
  • Jubaea chilensis, family Palmae

Origin

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

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