huauzontle

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From Classical Nahuatl huāuhtli ‎(amaranth) + tzontli ‎(hair, head), because of the shape of the plant's inflorescence.

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huauzontle m ‎(plural huauzontles)

  1. (Mexico) A flowering plant of the goosefoot family, consumed primarily for its edible inflorescence.

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