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Carib


agama a tropical lizard.
anole a tropical lizard.
backra a white man or woman.
conima a fragrant resin.
curara curare curari urare a paralysing poison extracted from the bark of certain S. American trees.
dividivi the curved pods of a small tropical American tree, used for tanning and dyeing.
grugru a West Indian name for several kinds of palm.
kamichi a S. American bird, aka the horned screamer.
manatee manati a large aquatic herbivorous mammal.
mobbie mobby a frothy beverage made from boiled tree-bark.
the plant yielding curare.
peccary a kind of wild pig. [Carib pakira.]
the rain-tree, a member of the mimosa family.
tinamou any one of several species of South American birds belonging to Tinamus and allied genera.
tomalley the liver of the lobster, which makes a green sauce when cooked. [Carib taumali.]
yuca yucca any of various plants constituting the genus Yucca, of the agave family, which have a woody stem with a crown of rigid sword-shaped leaves and a panicle of bell-shaped flowers and are native to desert regions of N. America.



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