Definition of piquillin in US English:

piquillin

noun

rare
  • Also "piquillin bush". A spiny South American shrub, Condalia microphylla (family Rhamnaceae), with edible fruits.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in William Miller (c1831–1898). From Argentinian Spanish piquillin, perhaps from Quechua (Santiago del Estero, Argentina) pikillín (if this is not itself from Spanish).

Pronunciation

piquillin

/pɪˈkwɪlɪn/