from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A poisonous shrub (Karwinskia humboldtiana) native to Texas and Mexico, having small greenish flowers and black fruits.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A low rhamnaceous shrub (Karwinskia humboldtiana) of the southwestern United States and Mexico. Its berries are said to be poisonous to the coyote.
American Spanish, diminutive of coyote, coyote; see coyote.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)