ocote

noun
oco·te | \ əˈkōtā \
variants: or ocote pine
plural -s

Definition of ocote 

: a resinous Mexican pine (Pinus montezumae) with prominently ridged young shoots

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History and Etymology for ocote

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl ocotl torch

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