[ti-thoh-nee-uh, -thohn-yuh] /tɪˈθoʊ ni ə, -ˈθoʊn yə/
any of several tall composite plants of the genus Tithonia, native to Mexico and Central America, having yellow or orange-red ray flowers.
noun 1. (defs 1, 2). [frawst-flou-er, frost-] /ˈfrɔstˌflaʊ ər, ˈfrɒst-/ noun 1. a plant, Milla biflora, of the amaryllis family, native to the southwestern U.S. and Mexico. 2. its waxy-white, starlike . 3. any aster.
noun 1. a goosefoot, Chenopodium ambrosioides, having strong-smelling leaves sometimes used medicinally or as flavoring.
noun 1. the war between the U.S. and Mexico, 1846–48. noun 1. the war fought between the US and Mexico (1846–48), through which the US acquired the present-day Southwest A war fought between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848. The United States won the war, encouraged by the feelings of many Americans […]
- Mexican wedding cakes
noun small round butter cookies containing finely ground nuts and rolled in confectioners’ sugar after baking; also called Russian tea cakes , Mexican wedding cookies Usage Note cooking