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xītomatl

  1. tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)
    • c. 1609, Tezozomoc, Chimalpahin, Cronica mexicayotl, f. 24v
      Auh ca nohuian quihualtocatiaque yn tlalli. auh yn quihualquitiaque. yn intech monequia. nacatl yn tonacayotl. yhuã yn etl. huauhtli. chian yhuan chilli. xitomatl.
      (And everywhere they sowed seeds in the soil, and they ate what they needed: meat and the products of the land [like] corn, beans, amaranth, chia, chilis, and tomatoes.)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin, Domingo Francisco de San Antón Muñón (1997) Codex Chimalpahin, ed. and trans. by Arthur J. O. Anderson and Susan Schroeder, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, pages 76–77
  • Karttunen, Frances (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 326