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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
a. ocote pine
La tierra que rodeaba al tronco del ocote estaba cubierta con sus agujas secas.The soil surrounding the trunk of the ocote pine was covered with its dry needles.
2. (firebrand)
a. torch
Se utilizaron varios ocotes para prender la lumbre.Several torches were used to light the firewood.
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(Centroamérica) (México)
1 (Botánica) ocote pine
2 (tea) torch
echar ocote to make trouble
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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