gamelote

noun

ga·​me·​lo·​te
ˌgaməˈlōtē
plural -s
: any of several grasses: such as
b
: either of two foxtails of the West Indies (Setaria porretiana and S. paniculifera)

Word History

Etymology

American Spanish, alteration of gramalote, from Spanish gramal field of coarse grass, from grama coarse grass

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“Gamelote.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gamelote. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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