achiote

noun achi·o·te \ ˌä-chē-ˈō-tē \
Updated on: 31 Mar 2018

Definition of achiote

: a spice made from the red seed of the annatto tree; also : the seed from which the spice is made

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Origin and Etymology of achiote

borrowed from American Spanish, borrowed from Nahuatl āchiotl "annatto tree"


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