Open main menu

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from a Nahuan language; e.g. Classical Nahuatl tecolōtl.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tekoˈlote/, [t̪ekoˈlot̪e]
  • Rhymes: -ote

NounEdit

tecolote m (plural tecolotes)

  1. (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, New Mexico) owl
  2. (colloquial, dated, Mexico) policeman

SynonymsEdit