camalote

noun (1)
ca·​ma·​lo·​te | \ ˌkaməˈlōtē \
plural -s

Definition of camalote

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camalote

noun (2)
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plural -s

Definition of camalote (Entry 2 of 2)

: any of several coarse grasses of tropical America (especially Echinochloa crus-galli, Gynerium sagittatum, and Hymenachne amplexicaulis)

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History and Etymology for camalote

Noun (1)

American Spanish

Noun (2)

American Spanish, perhaps alteration of Spanish camelote camlet, from Middle French camelot

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“Camalote.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/camalote. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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