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cart wheel
Large, round flat, dumplings
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cascadoo
An edible species of armour plated catfish that grows up to 24.0 centimetres in length. Males grow to a larger average and maximum size than females and, during the reproductive season, develop fat deposits in the pectoral fin and an elongated recurved pectoral spine that often assumes a reddish colour.
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cascadura
An edible species of armour plated catfish that grows up to 24.0 centimetres in length. Males grow to a larger average and maximum size than females and, during the reproductive season, develop fat deposits in the pectoral fin and an elongated recurved pectoral spine that often assumes a reddish colour.
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cassa
An unpleasant sticky, starchy taste or texture. Usually bitter and drying to the mouth. Unripen fruits usually taste 'cassa' because of its high starch content. E.g. unripene: fig (banana), kaimate etc.
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cat
The vagina. The female sexual organ.
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catspattle
To fall down or "take a spill"
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cerasee
A variety of bitter melon plant (Momordica charantia). A vine bearing a small bumpy skinned yellow or orange fruit. The leaves are used to make a bitter herbal tea that his regarded for its medicinal and purgative properties
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cerise
The fruit of the Flacourtia indica which is a species of flowering plant native to much of Africa and tropical and temperate parts of Asia. The fruit itself is a pome about an inch thick and red ripening purple. It is very fleshy and has 6 to 10 seeds in layered carpels. The pulp is yellow or white and sweet with an acidic tang. It is eaten raw or made in to jelly or jam. It can be fermented to make wine.
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chaconia
Warszewiczia coccinea (or Chaconia, Wild Poinsettia and Pride of Trinidad and Tobago) is a species of flowering plant in the Rubiaceae family. It is the national flower of Trinidad and Tobago because it blooms on 31 August, which coincides with the day that Trinidad and Tobago became independent from Great Britain. It was named Chaconia after Trinidad's last colonial Spanish Governor Don Jose Maria Chacon, who is credited with a vast upgrading of the island and its capital Port of Spain.
national symbol
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chadon beni
A seasoning used in chow , souses or other cooking it is also referred to as fit weed
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chalta
The fruit of the Dillenia Indica tree, or elephant apple, is a 5–12 cm diameter aggregate of 15 carpels, each carpel containing five seeds embedded in an edible but fibrous pulp. The pulp is bitter-sour and used in Indian Cuisine in curries, jam, and jellies. It is often mixed with coconut and spices to make chutneys.
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channa
Chick Peas; Edible legumes also known as garbanzo beans. Commonly eaten curried or fried.
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channa pack
A snack of fried, salted chick peas sold in paper cones.
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charlie
Someone that litters
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chatigne
Seeded breadfruit
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check
To visit
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chenet
Ovoid green fruit that grows in bunches on trees up to 30m high. The fruit typically ripen during the summer. The fruit is related to the lychee and have tight, thin but rigid skins. Inside the skin is the tart, tangy, or sweet pulp of the fruit covering a large seed. The pulp is usually cream or orange coloured.
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chennette
Ovoid green fruit that grows in bunches on trees up to 30m high. The fruit typically ripen during the summer. The fruit is related to the lychee and have tight, thin but rigid skins. Inside the skin is the tart, tangy, or sweet pulp of the fruit covering a large seed. The pulp is usually cream or orange coloured.
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cheups
A sucking noise made with the tongue pressed against the teeth used to express annoyance, frustration, or contempt.
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chickytoe
A banana variety known for small sweet fruit.
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Chile whe de on mudda back nu know how road long
The young and inexperienced don't understand true troubles or hardships.
proverb
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chillibibi
A desert snack made by shelling dry corn, parching it in a hot pot and then pounding it in a wooden mortar and sifting it until it is similar to sand. Salt or sugar can then be added to the brown mixture and it can be eaten dry or with water.
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chinee tambran
Fruit of the Vangueria madagascariensis tree which is a species of flowering plant in the Rubiaceae family native to the African continent having edible fruit. It is a large, orange fruit that is edible and often consumed locally.
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chingum
Chewing gum.
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chinksin
Miserly; Holding back when one is distributing some thing; Distributing less than one could or should.
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chinky
A small amount; tiny
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chiny
Generic term for those who appear to be of East Asian ancestry
person
derogatory
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chipping
A sliding dance step performed while following a band during Carnival
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chirren
Child or children
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chocho
Chayote. Edible pear shaped green vegetable of the squash family. The vegetable bears on vines and comes in smooth skinned and prickly skinned varieties. It is typically eaten boiled or in soups.
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