cajete

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈxe.te/, [kaˈxe.te]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl caxitl (bowl, basin).

Noun[edit]

cajete m (plural cajetes)

  1. (Mexico) A bowl, basin or similar container.
  2. (El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico) An unglazed clay pot used in cooking.
  3. (Mexico) A hole made to plant a seed, plant, sapling, etc.
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Shortening of molcajete, or directly from Classical Nahuatl caxitl; see above.

Noun[edit]

cajete m (plural cajetes)

  1. (Sonora, Mexico) molcajete

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