Dictionary.com

mogote

[ muh-goh-tee ]
/ məˈgoʊ ti /
Save This Word!

noun
a residual hillock of limestone, honeycombed with cavities.
Southwestern U.S. a patch of thickly grown brush or dense shrubbery.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of mogote

First recorded in 1925–30; from Central American Spanish, Spanish: “knoll, stack of sheaves”
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use mogote in a sentence

  • At the mogote, however, we were already near the Parracho highway and at once struck into it.

    In Indian Mexico (1908)|Frederick Starr
FEEDBACK