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sotol

[soh-tohl, soh-tohl] /ˈsoʊ toʊl, soʊˈtoʊl/
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
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; < Mexican Spanish < Nahuatl zōtōlin
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  • Alligator juniper, gray oak, mountain mahogany and sotol are a few of the abundant plant species here.

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