from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Mexican name of a species of Citharexylum, a verbenaceoustree, the seeds of which when roasted have the combined flavor of coffee and chocolate.


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  • Examples of the species of shrubs and small trees that usually maintain their foliage throughout the year in this formation are: Bourreria virgata (cafecillo), Capparis cynophallophora (mostacilla), Eugenia buxifolia (guairaje), Bursera glauca, B. cubana, Croton spp.,

    Cuban cactus scrub


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