[ ah-chee-oh-tee, -tey ]
/ ˌɑ tʃiˈoʊ ti, -teɪ /
TAKE ROUND 2 OF OUR PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ!
Here is our second set of teacher-selected PSAT vocabulary words. Do you know the meanings of these terms?
Question 1 of 10
Also a·chi·o·ta [ah-chee-oh-tah, -tuh] /ˌɑ tʃiˈoʊ tɑ, -tə/.
Origin of achiote
1790–1800; < Mexican Spanish < Nahuatl āchiotl
Words nearby achiote
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Example sentences from the Web for achiote
An interesting plant, very much in evidence here, is the achiote or uruc.The Putumayo, The Devil's Paradise|Walter Hardenburg