zacatuche

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish.

Noun[edit]

zacatuche (plural zacatuches)

  1. the volcano rabbit

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Nahuatl zacatōchin (literally grass rabbit), from Classical Nahuatl zacatl (grass) + tōchin, alternative form of tōchtli (rabbit).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /θakaˈtut͡ʃe/, [θakaˈt̪ut͡ʃe]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /sakaˈtut͡ʃe/, [sakaˈt̪ut͡ʃe]
  • Rhymes: -utʃe

Noun[edit]

zacatuche m (plural zacatuches)

  1. (Mexico) volcano rabbit
    Synonyms: conejo de los volcanes, teporingo

References[edit]

  • Carlos Montemayor et al. (2009) Diccionario del náhuatl en el español de México, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, page 142