mogote

[muh-goh-tee]
noun
  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

1925–30; < American Spanish, Spanish: knoll, stack of sheaves
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Historical Examples of mogote

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