jojoba

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English[edit]

Jojoba leaves and fruit

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Borrowing from Spanish jojoba, from O'odham hohowi.

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jojoba ‎(plural jojobas)

  1. a shrub native to the southwestern United States and to Mexico, Simmondsia chinensis: the only plant known to store liquid wax in its seed.

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