Definition of Caracolito

1. Noun. Large Costa Rican tree having light-colored wood suitable for cabinetry; similar to the African lepidobotrys in wood structure as well as in fruit and flowers and leaves and seeds; often classified in other families.

Exact synonyms: Ruptiliocarpon Caracolito
Group relationships: Genus Ruptiliocarpon, Ruptiliocarpon
Generic synonyms: Tree



Lexicographical Neighbors of Caracolito

caracals
caracara
caracaras
caracca
caraccas
carack
caracks
caracol
caracole
caracoled
caracoler
caracolers
caracoles
caracoling
caracolite
caracolito (current term)
caracolled
caracolling
caracols
caracoly
caract
caracts
caracul
caraculs
carafe
carafes
caragana
caraganas
carageen
carageens

Literary usage of Caracolito

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1922)
"Behind these followed the most celebrated banderilleros of Spain: El Tos- tao, El caracolito, El Ardura, ..."

2. Reconnaissance hydrographique des côtes occidentales du Centre Amérique by Françios Théodore de Lapelin (1854)
"Sa largeur, qui est de l mille un tiers au Sud de caracolito, n'est plus que de trois ... Dès que l'on relève au NNE caracolito, qui est un îlot peu élevé, ..."

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