texolotl

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From teci (to grind maize) +‎ ōlōtl (corn cob), because of the pestle's cylindrical shape.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /teʃˈoːloːt͡ɬ/

Noun[edit]

texōlōtl (absolutive plural texōlōmeh)

  1. pestle, grinding stone

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References[edit]

  • 1992, Frances Karttunen, An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Oklahoma Press, page 238: