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mahala mat

[muh-hal-uh] /məˈhæl ə/
noun
1.
a prostrate evergreen shrub, Ceanothus prostratus, of the buckthorn family, native to the Pacific coast of the U.S., having wedge-shaped, spiny-edged leaves and blue flowers.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism; mahala Indian woman < Yokuts; compare mokʰe·lo (Chawchila dial.) woman, moxelo (Yawelmani dial.) old woman
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