[ muh-kah-tee ]
/ məˈkɑ ti /
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Southwestern U.S. a rope made of horsehair or sometimes maguey.
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Origin of mecate
1840–50; <Mexican Spanish <Nahuatl mecatl cord, rope
Words nearby mecate
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Mecate—a Mexican square measure equal to about one-tenth of an acre.The American Egypt|Channing Arnold