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coco plum

or co·co·plum  (kō′kō-plŭm′)
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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1. (Plants) a tropical shrub, Chrysobalanus icaco
2. (Plants) the fruit of this shrub
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