Mexican
Mexican Mex"i*can, prop. a. Of or pertaining to Mexico or its people. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Mexico. [1913 Webster]

{Mexican poppy} prop. n. (Bot.), a tropical American herb of the Poppy family ({Argemone Mexicana}) with much the look of a thistle, but having large yellow or white blossoms.

{Mexican tea} prop. n. (Bot.), an aromatic kind of pigweed from tropical America ({Chenopodium ambrosioides}). [1913 Webster]


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