From Latin lactōsus; by surface analysis from leche + -oso. The noun sense is due to the sap of the tree, which superficially resembles milk.
lechoso m (feminine singular lechosa, masculine plural lechosos, feminine plural lechosas)
lechoso m (plural lechosos)
- (Ecuador) A type of tree found in the Galápagos, in the genus Scalesia.