zacate

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Etymology[edit]

From Philippine Spanish zacate, from Mexican Spanish, from Classical Nahuatl zacatl (dry weeds or grass; fodder, forage), from Uto-Aztecan *saka-t.

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zacate (plural zacates)

  1. grass; forage
  2. Swamp ricegrass, Leersia hexandra, a grass cultivated for green forage.

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Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl zacatl (dry weeds or grass; fodder, forage), from Uto-Aztecan *saka-t.

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zacate m (plural zacates)

  1. (Mexico, Central America, Philippines, California, Texas) grass; forage
  2. (Mexico, colloquial) hay
  3. (Mexico, colloquial) scourer

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