Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Spanish-American countries, a dried slice of apple, peach, or other fruit; usually in the plural, dried fruit.

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Examples

  • Most of the common names for Enterolobium refer to this resemblance, including ear fruit, ear pod, orejon (from Spanish oreja, an ear) and guanacaste (conacaste, a Nahuatl derivation signifying ear tree).

    Chapter 8

  • Most of the common names for Enterolobium refer to this resemblance, including ear fruit, ear pod, orejon (from Spanish oreja an ear) and guanacaste

    Chapter 7

  • So he collected the most precious spoils, and took them to his father who was in Chita, with a principal _orejon_ named Quillis-cachi Urco Huaranca.

    History of the Incas

  • The reason why this fortress contained so much workmanship was that, when this city was founded it was done by a lord _orejon_ [111] who came from Condisuyo, toward the sea, a great warrior who conquered this land as far as Bilcas and who, perceiving that this was the best place to fix his domicile, founded that city with its fortress.

    Relación de la conquista del Perú. English

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