Mexicanism

noun

Mex·​i·​can·​ism
ˈmeksə̇kəˌnizəm,
-sēk-
plural -s
: a word, phrase, or mode of expression distinctive of Spanish as spoken in Mexico
language seasoned with Mexicanisms

Word History

Etymology

Spanish mexicanismo, mejicanismo, from mexicano, mejicano Mexican + -ismo -ism

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“Mexicanism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mexicanism. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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