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sacahuiste

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noun sa·ca·huis·te \ˌsa-kə-ˈwis-tə, ˌsä-, -tē\

Definition of sacahuiste

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



Variants of sacahuiste

or sacahuista play \-tə\

Origin of sacahuiste

Mexican Spanish zacahuiscle, from Nahuatl *zacahuitztli, from zacatl grass, hay + huitztli thorn


First Known Use: 1896


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