Tehuantepecer

noun
Te·huan·te·pec·er | \təˈwäntəˌpekə(r)\
plural -s

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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History and Etymology for Tehuantepecer

Gulf of Tehuantepec, inlet of the Pacific, southeastern Mexico + English -er

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