Definition of tagua nut in English:
Another term for ivory nut.
- Add highly polished tagua nuts and asai and divi-divi seeds for a colorful and fun necklace or bracelet.
- Artisans in Ecuador take a tagua nut, and through judicious carving sculpt very cute animals and birds.
- The harvesting of tagua nuts is a sustainable activity, helping to preserve the rainforest.
Mid 19th century: tagua, via Spanish from Quechua tawa.
Definition of tagua nut in:
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