oiticica

[ oi-tuh-see-kuh ]
/ ˌɔɪ təˈsi kə /

noun

a Brazilian tree, Licania rigida, of the rose family, the seeds of which yield oiticica oil.

Nearby words

  1. oise,
  2. oisin,
  3. oistrakh,
  4. oit,
  5. oita,
  6. oiticica oil,
  7. oj,
  8. ojibwa,
  9. ojibway,
  10. ojo caliente

Origin of oiticica

1915–20; < Portuguese < Tupi

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