Also found in: Wikipedia.
Related to tegua: Solomon Islands


 (tā′gwä, tā′wä)
An ankle-high moccasin worn in parts of Mexico and the Southwest.

[Origin unknown.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(Clothing & Fashion) an ankle-high moccasin worn in Mexico and parts of the US
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
Igualmente, varios de los entrevistados manifestaron que al no poder acceder a una cita, o por los largos periodos de espera, deciden muchas veces acudir al farmaceuta o a un tegua para que les venda algo que les pueda ayudar con su problema de salud, o para sostenerse mientras pueden acceder a la cita medica o con el especialista.
Maggot protein has been found not only rich in limiting essential amino acids, but also highly available to poultry, pig and fish, save that it is not yet available in commercial quantity(Gawaard and Brune 1979, Idowu et al 2003, Tegua 2005, Ogunji et al 2006).
On Tegua Island in Vanuatu, 100 people packed up their homes and moved them inland.
Therefore, the genotypes with greater projections of the PC1 (mf485, mf484, mf457 and mf480) showed COI, whereas the Tegua, Florman, and mf480 genotypes, with greater positive projections of the PC2, yielded relatively better than the rest during this year.
The Tones group is made up of six small islands--Toga, Loh, Linua, Tegua, Metoma and Hiu--which currently sustain a population of approximately 950 Island Melanesians who represent three distinct Austronesian language groups (Toga, Loh and Hiu) and are distributed across half a dozen coastal settlements.