[ muh-goh-tee ]

  1. a residual hillock of limestone, honeycombed with cavities.

  2. Southwestern U.S. a patch of thickly grown brush or dense shrubbery.

Origin of mogote

First recorded in 1925–30; from Central American Spanish, Spanish: “knoll, stack of sheaves”

Words Nearby mogote Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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