chayote

See also: chayota

EnglishEdit

 
chayote fruits (2)

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish chayote, from Classical Nahuatl chayohtli.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /tʃɑˈjoʊti/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtʃeɪəʊti/
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NounEdit

 
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chayote (countable and uncountable, plural chayotes)

  1. Sechium edule, a tropical American perennial herbaceous vine having tendrils, tuberous roots, and a green, pear-shaped fruit cooked as a vegetable.
    Synonym: mirliton
  2. The fruit of this plant.

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SpanishEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Classical Nahuatl chayohtli.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /t͡ʃaˈʝote/, [t͡ʃaˈʝo.t̪e]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /t͡ʃaˈʃote/, [t͡ʃaˈʃo.t̪e]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /t͡ʃaˈʒote/, [t͡ʃaˈʒo.t̪e]
  • Rhymes: -ote
  • NounEdit

    chayote m (plural chayotes)

    1. chayote

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    DescendantsEdit

    • English: chayote
    • Tagalog: sayote