gru|gru

gru|gru
gru|gru «GROO groo», noun.
1. Also, grugru palm.
a spiny palm of the West Indies. Its wood is very heavy and durable.
2. Also, grugru worm.
the edible larva of a large weevil of tropical America, that lives in the wood of palm trees. Also, grigri.
[< Spanish grugrú < a native name]

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