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ixtle

[iks-tlee, ist-lee] /ˈɪks tli, ˈɪst li/
noun
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for ixtle

istle

/ˈɪstlɪ/
noun
1.
a fibre obtained from various tropical American agave and yucca trees used in making carpets, cord, etc
Word Origin
C19: from Mexican Spanish ixtle, from Nahuatl ichtli

ixtle

/ˈɪkstlɪ; ˈɪst-/
noun
1.
a variant of istle
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