variants or less commonly huajilla
plural -s
: either of two honey plants from Texas and adjacent Mexico:
: a spiny shrub (Pithecolobium brevifolium)
: a sweet-scented shrub (Acacia berlandieri)

Word History


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

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“Huajillo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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