Chia

Chia seed healthy super food with flower over white wood background. Salvia hispanica.

Salvia hispanica

Chia (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish chía, from Classical Nahuatl chiyan (seed of the chia plant).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃiː.ə/
  • Rhymes: -iːə

Noun

chia (countable and uncountable, plural chias)

  1. A Mexican sage grown for its edible seeds, Salvia hispanica.
  2. Salvia columbariae, a sage with similar seeds, native to the southwestern US and northwestern Mexico.

Translations

Anagrams

  • AHCI, Achi, chai

Classical

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