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achiote

[ ah-chee-oh-tee, -tey ]
/ ˌɑ tʃiˈoʊ ti, -teɪ /
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noun

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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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