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mogote

[muh-goh-tee] /məˈgoʊ ti/
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
1925-1930
1925-30; < American Spanish, Spanish: knoll, stack of sheaves
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  • At the mogote, however, we were already near the Parracho highway and at once struck into it.

    In Indian Mexico (1908) Frederick Starr

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