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oiticica

[ oi-tuh-see-kuh ]
/ ˌɔɪ təˈsi kə /
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noun
a Brazilian tree, Licania rigida, of the rose family, the seeds of which yield oiticica oil.
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Origin of oiticica

1915–20; <Portuguese <Tupi

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