tecol

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Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl tletl ‎(fire) + ocuilin ‎(worm), for its reddish color.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tecol m ‎(plural tecoles)

  1. (Mexico) The edible larva of the moth Hypopta agavis, used in traditional Mexican cuisine.

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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 120