xochinacaztli

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Nahuatl xōchinacaztli (ear-flower), from xōchitl (flower). So called because it somewhat resembles an ear.

Noun[edit]

xochinacaztli

  1. The earflower, Cymbopetalum penduliflorum, sometimes used by the Aztecs to flavour cocoa.

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