hueste

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin hostis (enemy, stranger) (cf. Catalan host (army), Italian oste (army, host), Romanian oaste (army, host)), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis (guest, stranger).

Noun[edit]

hueste f (plural huestes)

  1. (usually in the plural) army, troops
  2. following (group of followers, supporters)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl cuēchtic (something powdered, finely ground).

Adjective[edit]

hueste m, f (plural huestes)

  1. (Honduras) ground, finely powdered
  2. (of corn dough, Honduras) Beaten and ready for the preparation of tortillas.