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oca

or oka

[oh-kuh] /ˈoʊ kə/
noun
1.
a wood sorrel, Oxalis tuberosa, of the Andes, cultivated in South America for its edible tubers.
2.
a tuber of this plant.
Origin of oca
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Spanish < Quechua oqa
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British Dictionary definitions for ocas

oca

/ˈəʊkə/
noun
1.
any of various South American herbaceous plants of the genus Oxalis, cultivated for their edible tubers: family Oxalidaceae
Word Origin
C20: via Spanish from Quechua okka
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