choko

noun plural -kos

the cucumber-like fruit of a tropical American cucurbitaceous vine, Sechium edule: eaten as a vegetable in the Caribbean, Australia, and New Zealand

Nearby words

  1. choker-setter,
  2. chokes,
  3. chokey,
  4. choking,
  5. chokingly,
  6. choky,
  7. chol hamoed,
  8. chol-,
  9. chola,
  10. cholagogic

Word Origin for choko

C18: from a Brazilian Indian name

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Examples from the Web for choko

  • "Pretty close to Choko's Find, Polly dear," said her father.

    Polly and Eleanor|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • And now this is what we have planned regarding Choko's Find.

    Polly and Eleanor|Lillian Elizabeth Roy