chacate

noun
cha·​ca·​te | \ chəˈkätē \
plural -s

Definition of chacate

: a small shrub (Krameria grayi) of Mexico and the southwestern U.S. the bark of which furnishes a brownish red dye

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History and Etymology for chacate

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl chacatl

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“Chacate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chacate. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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