amole

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noun amo·le \ə-ˈmō-lē\

Definition of amole

  1. :  a plant part (such as a root) possessing detergent properties and serving as a substitute for soap; also :  a plant (such as a yucca or agave) so used

Origin and Etymology of amole

American Spanish, from Nahuatl ahmōlli soap

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