xoconostle

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish.

Noun[edit]

xoconostle (plural xoconostles)

  1. A species of prickly pear cactus, Opuntia matudae, native to Central Mexico.
  2. The acidic fruit of this cactus.

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl xoconōchtli (sour prickly pear), from xococ (something sour) + nōchtli (prickly pear).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xo.koˈnos.tɬe/, /ʃo.koˈnos.tɬe/

Noun[edit]

xoconostle m (plural xoconostles)

  1. (Mexico) A species of prickly pear cactus, Opuntia matudae, native to Central Mexico.
  2. (Mexico) The acidic fruit of this cactus.

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