from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The name in Argentina of a tree of the soapberry family, Allophylus edulis, or of its edible fruit. It is found from southern Brazil to Argentina and yields a wood suitable for carpentry, cabinet work, and turning.


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