sacahuiste


sa·ca·huis·te

noun \ˌsa-kə-ˈwis-tə, ˌsä-, -tē\

Definition of SACAHUISTE

:  a bear grass (Nolina texana) of the southwestern United States and Mexico that may cause poisoning in some livestock

Variants of SACAHUISTE

sa·ca·huis·te or sa·ca·huis·ta \-tə\

Origin of SACAHUISTE

Mexican Spanish zacahuiscle, from Nahuatl *zacahuitztli, from zacatl grass, hay + huitztli thorn
First Known Use: 1896

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