sotol

[soh-tohl, soh-tohl]
noun
  1. 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.

Origin of sotol

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