a wine palm (Jubaea spectabilis) of Chile whose sweet sap and nuts are used for food
Sp, dim. of coco, coco palm
See coquito in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A feather-leaved palm (Jubaea chilensis) native to Chile, having a thick trunk from which is obtained a sugary sap used for making wine and a kind of honey, and widely cultivated as an ornamental in warm dry regions.