camote de raton


camote de ra·​ton
: 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

Word History


Mexican Spanish camote de ratón, literally, mouse yam

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“Camote de raton.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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