cachimilla

noun ca·chi·mi·lla \ˌkächəˈmē(y)ə, -ˌa-\
variants: less commonly

cachanilla

\-ˈnē(y)ə\

Definition of cachimilla

plural

-s

  1. :  a shrub (Pluchea sericea) of the family Compositae of southwestern U.S. and adjacent Mexico whose slender tough stems are used to make arrows, birdcages, and baskets

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Origin and Etymology of cachimilla

Mexican Spanish


First Known Use: 1859


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