eloçacatl

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Nahuatl[edit]

Eloçacatl (left) in the Libellus de Medicinalibus Indorum Herbis (1552).

Etymology[edit]

elotl (ear of maize) +‎ çacatl (grass)

Noun[edit]

eloçacatl

  1. A kind of plant.
    • 16C: Bernardino de Sahagún, Florentine Codex, book 11, chapter 7, paragraph 7
      ELOÇACATL, çeceltic, cecelpatic, celpatic, iamanquj.
      (ELOÇACATL: It is fresh green, each one fresh green, very fresh green; it is soft.)

References[edit]

  • 1963, Sahagún, Bernardino de, Florentine Codex, Book 11 - Earthly Things, tr. by Charles E. Dibble & Arthur J. O. Anderson, Salt Lake City: The University of Utah Press, page p. 194: