Words With Remarkable Origins, Vol. 1

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In pre-Columbian times, this fruit was considered an aphrodisiac.

For this reason, one Aztec language named it āhuacatl.

Āhuacatl is short for āhuacacuahuitl, which means "testicle tree" (āhuacatl "testicle" + cuahuitl "tree").

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