[toh-muh-tee-oh, -teel-yoh] /ˌtoʊ məˈti oʊ, -ˈtil yoʊ/
noun, plural tomatilloes, tomatillos.
a plant, Physalis ixocarpa, of the nightshade family, native to Mexico, having yellow flowers with five blackish spots in the throat and bluish, sticky berries in a purple-veined calyx.
a solanaceous plant, Physalis ixocarpa, of South America
the greenish-purple fruit of this plant that is a staple in Mexican cuisine Also called green tomato
noun 1. one of a breed of small dogs having no hair except for a tuft on the top of the head and a little fuzz on the lower part of the tail. noun 1. a breed of small hairless dog with mottled skin, originating from Mexico
noun 1. a dance performed by couples, consisting of eight measures during which the dancers kick out each foot alternately, followed by eight more measures during which they swing around with interlocking arms. 2. a folk and courtship dance for a solo male around and on the brim of a Mexican sombrero.
noun 1. . [kuhp-uh n-saw-ser] /ˈkʌp ənˈsɔ sər/ noun 1. a woody, Mexican vine, Cobaea scandens, of the phlox family, having bell-shaped, violet-colored or greenish-purple flowers with an inflated, leaflike calyx and long, curved stamens.
[mek-si-kuh-nahyz] /ˈmɛk sɪ kəˌnaɪz/ verb (used with or without object), Mexicanized, Mexicanizing. 1. to make or become Mexican or like the Mexican, as in manner, customs, or dress.