Definition of toquilla in English:


Syllabification: to·qui·lla
Pronunciation: /ˌtōˈkēyə/

Entry from US English dictionary


1A palmlike tree, Carludovica palmata, native to South America.
1.1The fiber obtained from the toquilla, used especially to make hats.


late 19th century: from an American Spanish use of Spanish toquilla 'small gauze headdress', diminutive of toca 'toque'.

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