achiote

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish achiote, from Classical Nahuatl āchiyōtl.

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

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish achiote.

NounEdit

achiote m (plural achiotes)

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

SpanishEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Classical Nahuatl āchiyōtl.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈt͡ʃjote/, [aˈt͡ʃjo.t̪e]
  • Rhymes: -ote

NounEdit

achiote m (plural achiotes)

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

DescendantsEdit

  • English: achiote

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