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sotol

[ soh-tohl, soh-tohl ]
/ ˈsoʊ toʊl, soʊˈtoʊl /
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noun
any of several plants belonging to the genus Dasylirion, of the agave family, native to the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico, resembling the yucca.
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Origin of sotol

1880–85, Americanism;<Mexican Spanish <Nahuatl zōtōlin
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