noun achi·o·te \ˌä-chē-ˈō-tē\

Definition of ACHIOTE

:  a spice made from the red seed of the annatto tree; also :  the seed from which the spice is made

Origin of ACHIOTE

American Spanish, from Nahuatl āchiotl the annatto tree
First Known Use: 1648

Rhymes with ACHIOTE


Next Word in the Dictionary: achiraPrevious Word in the Dictionary: achinglyAll Words Near: achiote
July 02, 2015
apprehension Hear it
comprehension or the fear of future evil
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears