[me-hee-kah-noh; Spanish me-khee-kah-naw] /ˌmɛ hiˈkɑ noʊ; Spanish mɛ xiˈkɑ nɔ/
noun, plural Mexicanos
[me-hee-kah-nohz; Spanish me-khee-kah-naws] /ˌmɛ hiˈkɑ noʊz; Spanish mɛ xiˈkɑ nɔs/ (Show IPA), for 2.
the Nahuatl language.
a Mexican citizen.
noun, Mineralogy. 1. a translucent, banded variety of calcite, used for ornamental and decorative pieces.
noun 1. an aromatic, evergreen citrus shrub, Choisya ternata, of Mexico, having fragrant, white flowers, grown as an ornamental.
noun 1. See under . noun 1. any tropical American poppy of the genus Argemone, especially A. mexicana (Mexican poppy) having prickly pods and leaves and yellow or white, poppylike flowers. noun 1. an annual papaveraceous plant, Argemone mexicana, of tropical America, having prickly stems and leaves and large yellow or white flowers
- Mexican promotion
noun phrase Advancement in rank or status with no raise of salary (1950s+)