huisache

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noun hui·sa·che \wē-ˈsä-chē\

Definition of huisache

  1. :  a widely cultivated thorny shrubby acacia (Acacia farnesiana) of the southern U.S. and tropical America with fragrant ball-shaped yellow flowers

Origin and Etymology of huisache

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl huixachi, from huitzli thorn + ixachi a great amount, many


First Known Use: 1838


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