Tagua definition

tāgwə
A South American palm (Phytelephas macrocarpa) whose ivorylike seed is used to make buttons, ornaments, etc.; vegetable ivory.
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The fruit of the tagua palm. When dried, it can be carved like ivory, and is used for beads, buttons, etc.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tagua
Plural:
taguas

Origin of tagua

  • From Spanish tagua.

    From Wiktionary