alegria

noun
al·e·gria | \ ˌa-lə-ˈgrē-ə \
plural -s

Definition of alegria 

Southwest

: any of certain herbs of the genus Amaranthus the red juice of which is sometimes used locally as a cosmetic

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First Known Use of alegria

1922, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alegria

Mexican Spanish alegría, from Spanish, happiness, gaiety, from alegre happy, gay, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin alecrus

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