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Usage note
This word is often used in the plural.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (snack made with corn, cream, epazote, chili pepper, lime, and salt)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. esquite
Vamos al tianguis a comprar esquite. ¿Vienes? - ¡Sí! Pero mejor voy a pedir elote.We're going to the market to buy esquite. Do you want to come? - Yes! But I'm going to get corn-on-the-cob instead.
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