Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

mecate

[muh-kah-tee] /məˈkɑ ti/
noun
1.
Southwestern U.S. a rope made of horsehair or sometimes maguey.
Origin of mecate
1840-1850
1840-50; < Mexican Spanish < Nahuatl mecatl cord, rope
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for mecate
Historical Examples
  • mecate—a Mexican square measure equal to about one-tenth of an acre.

    The American Egypt Channing Arnold

Word of the Day

Nearby words for mecate

Word Value for mecate

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends