paixtle

noun

paix·​tle
ˈpīchtlē
plural -s
: a fiesta dance of Jalisco, Mexico, performed by men disguised in costumes of hay and representing sorcerers

Word History

Etymology

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl paixtli hay

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“Paixtle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paixtle. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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