variants or less commonly guajilla
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

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Mexican Spanish

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“Guajillo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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