guajolote

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl huehxōlōtl.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡwaxoˈlote/, [ɡwa.xoˈlo.t̪e]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ote

Noun[edit]

guajolote m (plural guajolotes)

  1. (Honduras, Mexico, El Salvador, Louisiana, Texas) turkey (bird)
    Synonyms: chompipe (Southern Guatemala), chumpe (Southern Mexico), cócono (Mexico), guanajo (Cuba), pavo, pisco (Venezuela, Colombia)
  2. (Honduras, El Salvador) fool, simpleton

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