cacomistle

noun

cac·​o·​mis·​tle ˈka-kə-ˌmi-səl How to pronounce cacomistle (audio) ˌka-kə-ˈmis(t)-lē How to pronounce cacomistle (audio)

Word History

Etymology

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl tlahcomiztli, from tlahco half + miztli mountain lion

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cacomistle was in 1843

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“Cacomistle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cacomistle. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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