jicote

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from a Nahuan language; c.f. Classical Nahuatl xīcohtli (bumblebee).

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Noun[edit]

jicote m (plural jicotes)

  1. (Central America, Mexico, Louisiana, Texas) bumblebee
  2. (Honduras, Nicaragua) bumblebee hive

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References[edit]

  • Carlos Montemayor et al. (2009) Diccionario del náhuatl en el español de México, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, page 78