camote de raton

noun camote de ra·ton \-dərəˈtōn\

Definition of camote de raton

  1. :  an herb (Hoffmanseggia densiflora) of the family Leguminosae found in alkaline areas of the desert of southern U.S. having orange-red flowers and glandular-dotted chiefly basal tufted leaves with several pairs of leaflets

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Origin and Etymology of camote de raton

Mexican Spanish camote de ratón, literally, mouse yam


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