noun ahue·hue·te \ˌä-wē-ˈwā-tē\

Definition of ahuehuete



  1. :  a Mexican cypress (Taxodium mucronatum) of great girth

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Origin and Etymology of ahuehuete

Spanish, from Nahuatl ahuehueton, literally, old man of the water, from atl water + huehueton old man, from huehue old

First Known Use: 1778

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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