chicalote

[ chik-uh-loh-tee, ‐loht ]
/ ˌtʃɪk əˈloʊ ti, ‐ˈloʊt /

noun

a poppy, Argemone platyceras, growing in Mexico and the southwestern U.S., having prickly leaves and usually white flowers.

Nearby words

  1. chicago steak,
  2. chicago style,
  3. chicago window,
  4. chicago, judy,
  5. chicagoan,
  6. chican@,
  7. chicana,
  8. chicane,
  9. chicanery,
  10. chicanismo

Origin of chicalote

< Spanish < Nahuatl chicalotl

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British Dictionary definitions for chicalote

chicalote

/ (ˌtʃiːkɑːˈləʊteɪ) /

noun

a poppy, Argemone platyceras, of the southwestern US and Mexico with prickly leaves and white or yellow flowers

Word Origin for chicalote

from Spanish, from Nahuatl chicalotl

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