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- noun The earflower, Cymbopetalum penduliflorum, sometimes used by the Aztecs to flavour cocoa.
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From Nahuatl xōchinacaztli ("ear-flower"), from xōchitl ("flower"). So called because it somewhat resembles an ear.
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