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quillai

[ ki-lahy ]
/ kɪˈlaɪ /
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noun
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Origin of quillai

First recorded in 1710–20; from South American Spanish, from Araucanian quillai, quillay “soapbark tree”
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British Dictionary definitions for quillai

quillai
/ (kɪˈlaɪ) /

noun
another name for soapbark (def. 1)

Word Origin for quillai

C19: via American Spanish from Araucanian
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