Also a·chi·o·ta [ah-chee-oh-tah, -tuh] /ˌɑ tʃiˈoʊ tɑ, -tə/.
Origin of achiote
1790–1800; < Mexican Spanish < Nahuatl āchiotl
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Examples from the Web for achiote
An interesting plant, very much in evidence here, is the achiote or uruc.The Putumayo, The Devil's Paradise