Definition of Achiote

1. n. Seeds of the annotto tree; also, the coloring matter, annotto.



Definition of Achiote

1. Noun. A tropical American evergreen shrub, ''Bixa orellana''; the lipstick tree. ¹

2. Noun. The seed of this tree used as a colouring or in Latin American cooking. ¹

3. Noun. An orange-red dye obtained from this seed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Achiote

1. a yellowish red dye [n -S]

Medical Definition of Achiote

1. Seeds of the annotto tree; also, the colouring matter, annotto. Origin: Sp. Achiote, fr. Indian achiotl. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Achiote

achilles' tendon
achilles tendon
achillobursitis
achillodynia
achillorrhaphy
achillotenotomy
achillotomy
achilous
achily
achimenes
achiness
achinesses
aching
achingly
achings
achiote (current term)
achiotes
achira
achiral
achirality
achirotopic
achkan
achkans
achlamydate
achlamydeous
achlorhydria
achlorhydrias
achlorhydric
achlorhydric anaemia

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1. Unceasing Abuses: Human Rights in Mexico One Year After the Introduction of by Ellen L. Lutz (1991)
"Residents of Emiliano Zapata and Paso achiote eventually returned to their homes. Members of the Paso achiote community, which has been in existence for ..."

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