ahuatle

noun
ahuat·​le | \ ˈä-ˌwät-lē \

Definition of ahuatle

: water-insect eggs dried and used as food by Mexicans

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First Known Use of ahuatle

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ahuatle

Mexican Spanish ahuatle, ahuautle, from Nahuatl ahuautli, from atl water + huautli wild amaranth

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“Ahuatle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ahuatle. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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