noun po·cho·te \pəˈchōtē\

Definition of pochote



  1. 1a :  any of several trees of the genus Ceiba; especially :  ceiba 2a b :  a medium-sized tree (Cochlospermum irtifolium) having seeds covered with long cottony white hairs

  2. 2 :  the fiber of a pochote tree used as a stuffing especially for mattresses

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Origin and Etymology of pochote

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl pochotl

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