ayacahuite

noun
aya·​ca·​hui·​te | \ ˌīyəkəˈwētā \
variants: or ayacahuite pine
plural -s

Definition of ayacahuite

1 : a large Mexican pine tree (Pinus ayacahuite) with long needles and extremely large yellowish red cones
2 : the wood of ayacahuite

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History and Etymology for ayacahuite

Spanish, from Nahuatl ayacuahuitl, from ayatl, a kind of cloth + cuahuitl tree

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“Ayacahuite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ayacahuite. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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