- a poppy, Argemone platyceras, growing in Mexico and the southwestern U.S., having prickly leaves and usually white flowers.
Origin of chicalote
< Spanish < Nahuatl chicalotl
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- a poppy, Argemone platyceras, of the southwestern US and Mexico with prickly leaves and white or yellow flowers
from Spanish, from Nahuatl chicalotl