masculine noun
1. (commotion) (Latin America) 
a. riot 
El molote que oí anoche era por una pelea entre dos bandas.The riot I heard last night was because of a fight between two gangs.
2. (sewing) (Mexico) 
El gato jugó con el molote hasta deshilacharlo.The cat played with the ball of wool until it was unravelled.
3. (culinary) (Mexico) 
Creo que esta noche prepararé unos molotes para cenar.I think I'm going prepare some fried corn pancakes for dinner.
4. (chignon) (Mexico) 
a. bun 
El peinado elegido para el debut de la modelo fue un molote informal.The hairstyle chosen for the debut of the model was a casual bun.
1 (México) (ovillo) ball of wool
2 (México) (Culin) fried maize pancake
3 (And) (México) (jugarreta) dirty trick
4 (Centroamérica) (Caribe) (México) (alboroto) riot; commotion
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