[gwah-koh] /ˈgwɑ koʊ/
noun, plural guacos.
a climbing composite plant, Mikania guaco, of tropical America.
its leaves, or a substance obtained from them, sometimes used locally as an antidote for snakebites.
noun (pl) -cos
any of several tropical American plants whose leaves are used as an antidote to snakebite, esp the climbers Mikania guaco, family Asteraceae (composites), or Aristolochia maxima (A. serpentina), family Aristolochiaceae
the leaves of any of these plants
[gwahd-l-uh-hahr-uh; Spanish gwah-th ah-lah-hah-rah] /ˌgwɑd l əˈhɑr ə; Spanish ˌgwɑ ðɑ lɑˈhɑ rɑ/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Jalisco, in W Mexico. [hah-lees-kaw] /hɑˈlis kɔ/ noun 1. a state in W Mexico. 31,152 sq. mi. (80,685 sq. km). Capital: Guadalajara. /ˌɡwɑːdələˈhɑːrə; Spanish ɡwaðalaˈxara/ noun 1. a city in W Mexico, capital […]
[gwahd-l-kuh-nal] /ˌgwɑd l kəˈnæl/ noun 1. the largest of the Solomon Islands, in the W central Pacific: U.S. victory over the Japanese 1942–43. About 2500 sq. mi. (6475 sq. km). /ˌɡwɑːdəlkəˈnæl; Spanish ɡwaðalkaˈnal/ noun 1. a mountainous island in the SW Pacific, the largest of the Solomon Islands: under British protection until 1978; occupied by […]
[gwah-th ahl-kee-veer] /ˌgwɑ ðɑl kiˈvir/ noun 1. a river in S Spain, flowing W to the Gulf of Cádiz. 374 miles (602 km) long. /ˌɡwɑːdəlkwɪˈvɪə; Spanish ɡwaðalkiˈβir/ noun 1. the chief river of S Spain, rising in the Sierra de Segura and flowing west and southwest to the Gulf of Cádiz: navigable by ocean-going vessels […]