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EtymologyEdit

From Italian marzacotto, from Arabic مَسْحَقُونِيَّا(masḥaqūniyyā), from Classical Syriac ܡܫܚ ܩܘܢܝܐ(m(ə)šaḥ qūnyāʾ, ointment of sosa).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /maθaˈkote/, [maθaˈkot̪e]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /masaˈkote/, [masaˈkot̪e]

NounEdit

mazacote m (plural mazacotes)

  1. concrete
  2. (botany) barilla (Salsola soda)
  3. a crude work of art
  4. (colloquial) dry, hard food
  5. (colloquial) annoying person

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