Definition of cascalote
1 : any of several tropical American trees that yield extracts rich in tannin: a : a West Indian tree (Croton cascarilla) b : a Mexican tree (Caesalpinia cacalaco); also : the closely related divi-divi
2 : huisache
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Origin and Etymology of cascalote
Mexican Spanish cascalote, nacascolote divi-divi, from Nahuatl nacazcolotl, literally, twisted ear, from nacaztli ear + colotl twisted
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