Coco Plum Definition

kōkō-plŭm
noun
A tropical American evergreen shrub or small tree (Chrysobalanus icaco) having sweet pink to purple fruit used to make jellies and preserves.
American Heritage
The fruit of this plant.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
  • coco plum tree
  • icaco
  • Chrysobalanus icaco
  • cocoa plum
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Origin of Coco Plum

  • Alteration of Spanish icaco from Arawak ikaku

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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