Meaning of angico in English:


Pronunciation /anˈdʒiːkəʊ/


  • The tropical South American leguminous tree Parapiptadenia rigida, which is the source of a gum similar to gum arabic, and of useful timber and tannin-rich bark. Occasionally also: any of several other trees of the genus Parapiptadenia or the closely related genera Piptadenia and Anadenanthera.


Early 19th century. From Brazilian Portuguese angico, further etymology uncertain.