jacate

noun
ja·​ca·​te | \ həˈkäˌtā \
plural -s

Definition of jacate

: 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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History and Etymology for jacate

Mexican Spanish

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“Jacate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jacate. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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