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) \

Definition of cacomistle

First Known Use of cacomistle

1843, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cacomistle

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

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“Cacomistle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cacomistle. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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