metate

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From American Spanish metate, from Classical Nahuatl metlatl (grinding stone).

Noun[edit]

metate (plural metates)

  1. A flat stone with a slightly concave surface, used with another stone (a mano) for grinding maize or other grains.

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Adverb[edit]

metate

  1. present adverbial passive participle of meti

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

mētāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of mētātus

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Nahuatl metlatl (grinding stone).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /meˈtate/, [meˈt̪at̪e]

Noun[edit]

metate m (plural metates)

  1. metate

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