huisache[wē sä′c̸hē′, -c̸hā′]
a spiny plant (Acacia farnesiana) of the mimosa family, native to Texas and Mexico, with fragrant yellow flowers used in perfumery
Origin of huisacheAmerican Spanish ; from Nahuatl wiša:čin ; from huitztli, a spine + izachi, plentiful
A thorny shrub (Acacia farnesiana) of tropical and subtropical America, having clusters of small fragrant yellow flowers that yield an essential oil used in perfumery. Also called sweet acacia.
Origin of huisacheAmerican Spanish, from Nahuatl huixachi, thorny, thorny tree : huitztli, thorn + ixachi, much, abundant.