noun ca·cax·te \kəˈkästē\

Definition of cacaxte



  1. :  a square wooden packing frame or crate that has four legs and a net cover and is carried on the back especially by Guatemalan Indians with the help of a tumpline

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Origin and Etymology of cacaxte

American Spanish cacaxtle, cacaxte, from Nahuatl cacaxtli small ladder for carrying things on the back

First Known Use: 1945

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