Meaning of monacillo

mo•na•cil•lo

Pronunciation: (mon"u-sē'ō Sp. mô"nä-sē'yô), [key]
— pl. -cil•los
  1. a low shrub, Malvaviscus arboreus, of tropical America, having scarlet flowers and berrylike fruit that is sticky when young.
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