Query: cuilote

Frances Karttunen karttu at NANTUCKET.NET
Sun Nov 23 18:10:14 UTC 2003

> An interview he did recently with a
> 100-year-old man in Ozumba. At one point, his informant states that he "built
> a
> house of zacate and cuilote."

Zacate is the hispanization of zacatl 'grass/hay.' I wonder if this would
represent zacatl and cuitlatl, i.e., a house built of adobe blocks
containing hay and dung.

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