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lechuguilla

[lech-uh-gee-uh; Spanish le-choo-gee-yah] /ˌlɛtʃ əˈgi ə; Spanish ˌlɛ tʃuˈgi yɑ/
noun, plural lechuguillas
[lech-uh-gee-uh z; Spanish le-choo-gee-yahs] /ˌlɛtʃ əˈgi əz; Spanish ˌlɛ tʃuˈgi yɑs/ (Show IPA)
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a semidesert plant, Agave lecheguilla, of Mexico, having a basal rosette of sharply pointed leaves and a very tall flower spike, grown as an ornamental.
Origin of lechuguilla
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism; < Spanish, diminutive of lechuga lettuce
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