coco plum


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coco plum

or co·co·plum  (kō′kō-plŭm′)
n.
1. A tropical American evergreen shrub or small tree (Chrysobalanus icaco) having sweet pink to purple fruit used to make jellies and preserves.
2. The fruit of this plant.

[Alteration of Spanish icaco, from Arawak ikaku.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coco plum - small tropical American tree bearing edible plumlike fruit
coco plum, cocoa plum, icaco - plum-shaped whitish to almost black fruit used for preserves; tropical American
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
2.coco plum - plum-shaped whitish to almost black fruit used for preserves; tropical American
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Chrysobalanus icaco, coco plum, coco plum tree, cocoa plum, icaco - small tropical American tree bearing edible plumlike fruit
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