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Fried esquites are often consumed as street food.

EtymologyEdit

From Classical Nahuatl izquitl (cooked maize).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

esquite m (plural esquites)

  1. (usually in the plural, Mexico) A saladlike dish of boiled or fried corn kernels seasoned with epazote.

ReferencesEdit

  • Carlos Montemayor et al. (2009) Diccionario del náhuatl en el español de México, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México