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coloquintida

[ kol-uh-kwin-ti-duh ]
/ ˌkɒl əˈkwɪn tɪ də /
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noun
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Origin of coloquintida

1350–1400; Middle English <Medieval Latin <Greek kolokýnthida, accusative of kolokynthíscolocynth
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coloquintida
/ (ˌkɒləˈkwɪntɪdə) /

noun
another name for colocynth

Word Origin for coloquintida

C14: from Medieval Latin, from colocynthid- colocynth
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