[ pich ]
/ pɪtʃ /
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a West Indian shrub or small tree, Calliandra portoricensis, of the legume family, having numerous leaflets and white, night-blooming, flowers.
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Origin of pich
From American Spanish
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Example sentences from the Web for pich
Pitch, pich, n. the solid black shining substance obtained by boiling down common tar.
The top of the head looked so wild, and so penetrated with pich that it resembled the rind of an old oak tree.Extinct Monsters|H. N. Hutchinson