sacahuiste

play
noun sa·ca·huis·te \ ˌsa-kə-ˈwi-stə , ˌsä- , -tē \
variants: or sacahuista play \ˌsa-kə-ˈwi-stə, ˌsä-\

Definition of sacahuiste

:a bear grass (Nolina texana) of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico that may cause poisoning in some livestock

Origin and Etymology of sacahuiste

Mexican Spanish zacahuiscle, from Nahuatl *zacahuitztli, from zacatl grass, hay + huitztli thorn


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