guajillo

noun

gua·​ji·​llo
gwäˈhē(ˌ)(y)ō
variants or less commonly guajilla
-ē(y)ə
plural -s
: a deep-rooted usually spiny shrub (Acacia berlandieri) of the southwestern U.S. that has leaves with numerous leaflets and flowers in globose heads and that is an important honey plant when abundant

Word History

Etymology

Mexican Spanish

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“Guajillo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guajillo. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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