coyotillo

noun coy·o·til·lo \ ˌkī-ə-ˈti-(ˌ)lō , ˌkȯi-ə- , -ˈtē-(ˌ)yō \

Definition of coyotillo

:a shrub (Karwinskia humboldtiana) of the buckthorn family of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico having poisonous berries

Origin and Etymology of coyotillo

Mexican Spanish, diminutive of coyote


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