the root of any of several plants, as Mexican species of agaves, used as a substitute for soap.
any such plant itself.
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How to use amole in a sentence
Their food is amole, bellota and pinole and their chiefs are called Mule and Yuma.
They washed their clothing with a soapy root,—the amole, now similarly used by Indians and Mexicans throughout the Southwest.The Spanish Pioneers | Charles F. Lummis
In the meantime eight or ten men have gathered the amole and soke.Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2) | Carl Lumholtz
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 and sagebrush and cactus vied with each other to relieve the dead, flat, monotonous brown.Bred of the Desert | Marcus Horton