Huisache Definition

wē-säch, -sächĕ
A spiny plant (Acacia farnesiana) of the mimosa family, native to Tex. and Mexico, with fragrant yellow flowers used in perfumery.
Webster's New World
  • Acacia farnesiana
  • flame-tree
  • scented wattle
  • sweet acacia
  • sweet wattle
  • mimosa bush
  • cassie

Origin of Huisache

  • American Spanish from Nahuatl huixachi thorny, thorny tree huitztli thorn ixachi much, abundant

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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