coyotillo
noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish, diminutive of coyote Date: circa 1892 a shrub (Karwinskia humboldtiana) of the buckthorn family of the southwestern United States and Mexico having poisonous berries

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  • Coyotillo — Co yo*til lo, n. [Mex. Sp. dim. See {Coyote}.] A low rhamnaceous shrub ({Karwinskia humboldtiana}) of the southwestern United States and Mexico. Its berries are said to be poisonous to the coyote. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coyotillo — ☆ coyotillo [kō΄yə til′ō, koi′ətil′ō ] n. pl. coyotillos 〚AmSp, dim. of COYOTE〛 a thorny shrub (Karwinskia humboldtiana) of the buckthorn family, found in Mexico and the SW U.S.: it has toxic berries * * * coy·o·til·lo (koi ə tĭlʹō, tēʹyō, kī ə ) …   Universalium

  • coyotillo — ☆ coyotillo [kō΄yə til′ō, koi′ətil′ō ] n. pl. coyotillos [AmSp, dim. of COYOTE] a thorny shrub (Karwinskia humboldtiana) of the buckthorn family, found in Mexico and the SW U.S.: it has toxic berries …   English World dictionary

  • coyotillo — paprastoji karvinskija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šunobelinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Karwinskia humboldtiana), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Karwinskia humboldtiana angl. coyotillo isp. cacachila šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • coyotillo — ˌkōyəˈtilō, tē(ˌ)lō, tēl(ˌ)yō noun ( s) Etymology: Mexican Spanish, diminutive of coyote : a low poisonous shrub (Karwinskia humboldtiana) of the southwestern United States and Mexico * * * coyotillo /kō yō tēˈlyō/ noun A thorny shrub (Karwinskia …   Useful english dictionary

  • coyotillo — co·yo·ti·llo (koi o teґyo) [Mexican Spanish “little coyote”] Karwinskia humboldtiana …   Medical dictionary

  • coyotillo — co·yo·til·lo …   English syllables

  • Karwinskia humboldtiana — Coyotillo Co yo*til lo, n. [Mex. Sp. dim. See {Coyote}.] A low rhamnaceous shrub ({Karwinskia humboldtiana}) of the southwestern United States and Mexico. Its berries are said to be poisonous to the coyote. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Karwinskia humboldtiana — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Opuntia azurea — melsvoji opuncija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kaktusinių šeimos augalas (Opuntia azurea), paplitęs Meksikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Opuntia azurea isp. coyotillo; nopal coyotillo šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos 2007 m.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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