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achiote

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish achiote, from Classical Nahuatl āchiotl.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɑtʃiːˈoʊti/, /ˌɑkiːˈoʊti/

NounEdit

achiote (plural achiotes)

  1. A tropical American evergreen shrub, Bixa orellana; the lipstick tree.
  2. The seed of this tree used as a colouring or in Latin American cooking.
  3. An orange-red dye obtained from this seed.

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

achiote m (plural achiotes)

  1. achiote (Bixa orellana, a tropical American evergreen shrub)
  2. achiote (seed of the achiote shrub)
  3. achiote (orange-red dye obtained from achiote seeds)

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SpanishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Classical Nahuatl āchiotl, possibly related to achtli (seed).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

achiote m (plural achiotes)

  1. (Latin America) annatto, achiote (all senses)

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