Definition of ocote in English:

ocote

(also ocóte)

noun

  • A pine tree of upland areas of Mexico and Central America, yielding very resinous wood; specifically Pinus oocarpa.

Origin

Late 18th century. From Mexican Spanish and Central American Spanish ocote from Nahuatl ocotl pine ( Pinus), torch or kindling made from this.

Pronunciation

ocote

/əˈkəʊti/