Definition of Tehuantepecer
: a violent north wind that brings an inflow of cold air to Central America and especially to regions around the Gulf of Tehuantepec
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Origin and Etymology of tehuantepecer
Gulf of Tehuantepec, inlet of the Pacific, southeastern Mexico + English -er
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