chayote

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English[edit]

chayote fruits (2)

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish chayote, from Classical Nahuatl chayohtli.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /tʃɑˈjoʊti/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtʃeɪəʊti/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

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chayote (countable and uncountable, plural chayotes)

  1. Sechium edule, a tropical American perennial herbaceous vine having tendrils, tuberous roots, and a green, pear-shaped fruit cooked as a vegetable.
    Synonym: mirliton
  2. The fruit of this plant.

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl chayohtli.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃaˈɟ͡ʝote/, [t͡ʃa.ˈʝo.t̪e]
  • Rhymes: -ote

Noun[edit]

chayote m (plural chayotes)

  1. chayote

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: chayote
  • Tagalog: sayote