camalote

1 of 2

noun (1)

ca·​ma·​lo·​te
ˌkaməˈlōtē
plural -s

camalote

2 of 2

noun (2)

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

Word History

Etymology

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 15 Jun. 2024.

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