bellota

noun
bel·​lo·​ta | \ bə-ˈlō-tə, bə-ˈyō- \
variants: or less commonly bellote \ bə-​ˈlō-​tə , bə-​ˈyō-​ \
plural -s

Definition of bellota

1 : gambel oak
2 : the acorn of the gambel oak

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History and Etymology for bellota

Mexican Spanish bellota, from Spanish, acorn, from Arabic ballūṭa

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“Bellota.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bellota. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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