tejolote

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Spanish tejolote

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tejolote (plural tejolotes)

  1. A stone pestle used in Mexican cuisine, often cylindrical in shape and used with a molcajete.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl texōlōtl (grinding stone, pestle), from teci (to grind maize) + ōlōtl (corncob), in reference to the cylindrical shape of the pestle.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /texoˈlote/, [t̪e.xoˈlo.t̪e]
  • Rhymes: -ote

Noun[edit]

tejolote m (plural tejolotes)

  1. a stone pestle used in Mexican cuisine, often cylindrical in shape and used with a molcajete
    Synonyms: mano, pilón

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