noun lech·u·gui·lla \ˌlechəˈgē(y)ə\
variants: less commonly



Definition of lechuguilla



  1. :  any of several Mexican agaves (as Agave lecheguilla) yielding istle fiber

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Origin and Etymology of lechuguilla

Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, wild lettuce, diminutive of lechuga lettuce, from Latin lactuca — more at lettuce

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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