noun, plural a·mo·les [uh-moh-leyz; Spanish ah-maw-les] /əˈmoʊ leɪz; Spanish ɑˈmɔ lɛs/. Southwestern U.S.
Origin of amole
Examples from the Web for amole
The prickly pear and the fruit of the amole, or hosh-kon, are much favored when ripe.
In the meantime eight or ten men have gathered the amole and soke.Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)|Carl Lumholtz
Their food is amole, bellota and pinole and their chiefs are called Mule and Yuma.
I've got the deer-brush spotted, and we'll pass an amole before we go very far.Her Father's Daughter|Gene Stratton-Porter
Amole root is macerated and beaten up and down in a bowl of water until a good lather and suds are produced.
1831, from Mexican Spanish amole, from Nahuatl (Aztec) amolli "soap-root."