teosinte or teosinite?

Curtis Clark jcclark at CSUPOMONA.EDU
Sat Jan 3 22:41:22 CST 2004


At 13:23 2004-01-04 +0900, Jo Suweon wrote:
>Could anyone explain to me which is right, teosinte or teosinite, or are
>the two actually same thing?

Teosinte is the commonly used name in English and Spanish. My understanding
is that the original Nahuatl name is teosintli.


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