tecol

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Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl tletl (fire) + ocuilin (worm), for its reddish color.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tecol m (plural tecoles)

  1. (Mexico) The edible larva of the moth Hypopta agavis, used in traditional Mexican cuisine.

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References[edit]

  • 2009, Carlos Montemayor et al., Diccionario del náhuatl en el español de México, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, page 120: