Definición de manchineel en inglés:

manchineel

Silabificación: man·chi·neel
Pronunciación: /ˌman(t)SHəˈnē(ə)l
 
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sustantivo

A Caribbean tree that has acrid applelike fruit and poisonous milky sap that can cause temporary blindness.
  • Hippomane mancinella, family Euphorbiaceae
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • While on the beach, keep a lookout for manchineel trees because the fruit and sap is highly poisonous.
  • Most manchineels have red warning bands painted round the trunks and danger signs attached.
  • A picnic lunch was arranged on the beach under a manchineel tree and guest swam in the clear blue waters while John planted coconut trees along the shore.

Origen

mid 17th century: from French mancenille, from Spanish manzanilla, diminutive of manzana 'apple', based on Latin matiana (poma) (neuter plural), denoting a kind of apple.

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