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coloquintida

[ kol-uh-kwin-ti-duh ]

coloquintida

/ ˌkɒləˈkwɪntɪdə /

noun

  1. another name for colocynth


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Word History and Origins

Origin of coloquintida1

1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin < Greek kolokýnthida, accusative of kolokynthís colocynth

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Word History and Origins

Origin of coloquintida1

C14: from Medieval Latin, from colocynthid- colocynth

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Example Sentences

The food that to him now is as luscious as locusts, shall be to him shortly as bitter as coloquintida.

Coloquinthe; The wilde and fleme-purging Citrull Coloquintida.

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