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

Word History


Noun (1)

American Spanish

Noun (2)

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

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“Camalote.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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