noun ja·ca·te \həˈkäˌtā\

Definition of jacate



  1. :  a stout shrub (Hymenoclea monogyra) of the family Compositae of the southwestern U.S. and adjacent Mexico, having alternate leaves and heads of greenish flowers and forming dense thickets in sandy arroyos

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Origin and Etymology of jacate

Mexican Spanish

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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