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Ahuehuete

Definition of the noun Ahuehuete

What does Ahuehuete mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. Mexico's most famous tree; a giant specimen of Montezuma cypress more than 2,000 years old with a girth of 165 feet at Santa Maria del Tule

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Google previewOxford English Dictionary Additions Series (1997)

by John A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner

AIR ahuehuete (|&l1WCI'hWCIICI), n. [Mex Sp., ad. Nahuatl ahuehuetl, f. huehue old + atl water] A Mexican swamp cypress, Taxodium mucronatum (family Taxodiaceae), which can attain great girth and is important for the production of ...

Google previewNew Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary (1996)

by Edy G. Schaffer

FIRST, EARLY, FRONT, BEFORE, FORWARD, WINNING, LEADING forge LEAD, ADVANCE, PROGRESS French A LA MODE of its time ULTRAMODERN ahem sound COUGH ahuehuete CYPRESS ai SLOTH aid ABET, HELP. SUCCOR ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Also ahuehuete; Nahuatl (central Mexico).] The swamp-cypress of Mexico, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm

n the southern slopes of the Ajusco and other sierras considerable forests of the “ ahuehuete " or cypress (Taxodium distichum) are to be found. The “ higuerilla " or castor-oil plant (Ricinus communis) is widely distributed throughout the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century cyclopedia ofnames ... ed. by Benjamin E. Smith ... v. 12. Atlas (1911)

(ahuehuete), which floated upon the water, and stopped at last on top of a mountain of Culhuacan. They had many children, but all of them were dumb. The Great Spirit took pity on them, and sent a dove, who hastened to teach them to ...

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Small photo of Montezuma Cypress or Ahuehuete tree in Central Mexico. One of the largest trees on earth. More...

Scrabble value of A1H4U1E1H4U1E1T1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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