tizwin

[ tiz-ween ]
/ tɪzˈwin /

noun

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tiswin

or tiz·win

[ tiz-ween ]
/ tɪzˈwin /

noun

a fermented beverage made by the Apache Indians.

Origin of tiswin

1875–80, Americanism; < Apache < Mexican Spanish tesgüino, perhaps ultimately < Nahuatl tecuīni for a pot to flare up, for one's heart to pound
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