achiote

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish achiote, from Classical Nahuatl āchiotl.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɑtʃiːˈoʊti/, /ˌɑkiːˈoʊti/

Noun[edit]

achiote (plural achiotes)

  1. A tropical American evergreen shrub, Bixa orellana; the lipstick tree.
  2. The seed of this tree used as a colouring or in Latin American cooking.
  3. An orange-red dye obtained from this seed.

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl āchiotl, possibly related to achtli (seed).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

achiote m (plural achiotes)

  1. (Latin America) annatto, achiote (all senses)

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