huajillo

noun
hua·ji·llo | \wäˈhē(ˌ)(y)ō\
variants: or less commonly huajilla \-ē(y)ə \
plural -s

Definition of huajillo 

: either of two honey plants from Texas and adjacent Mexico:

a : a spiny shrub (Pithecolobium brevifolium)

b : a sweet-scented shrub (Acacia berlandieri)

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History and Etymology for huajillo

Mexican Spanish guajillo, huajillo, guajilla, huajilla, diminutive of guaje gourd, from Nahuatl huaxin

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