noun (plural -llos) Etymology: Mexican Spanish, diminutive of ocote, a resinous pine tree (Pinus montezuma), from Nahuatl ocotl pine, torch made of pine Date: 1856 a thorny scarlet-flowered candlewood (Fouquieria splendens of the family Fouquieriaceae) of the southwestern United States and Mexico

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  • Ocotillo — Ocotillo, CA U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 296 Housing Units (2000): 253 Land area (2000): 8.884504 sq. miles (23.010760 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.884504… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • ocotillo — ocotillo. m. Méx. Arbusto que ramifica desde el suelo, con flores rojas, cuya corteza produce resina …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • ocotillo — m. Méx. Arbusto que ramifica desde el suelo, con flores rojas, cuya corteza produce resina …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • ocotillo — ☆ ocotillo [ō΄kə tē′yō ] n. pl. ocotillos [ō΄kə tē′yōz] [AmSp, dim. of ocote, Mexican pine < Nahuatl ocoλ, pine] a spiny, desert candlewood (Fouquieria splendens) with scarlet flowers, found in the SW U.S. adj. designating a family… …   English World dictionary

  • Ocotillo — Dieser Artikel behandelt die als Ocotillo bekannte Pflanze. Die Stadt Ocotillo findet sich hier. Ocotillo Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens) im kalifornischen Coachella Valley. Systematik …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ocotillo — Fouquieria splendens …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ocotillo — Taxobox name = Ocotillo image width = 250px image caption = Ocotillos near Palm Springs, California regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Fouquieriaceae genus = Fouquieria species = F.… …   Wikipedia

  • ocotillo — /oh keuh teel yoh/; Sp. /aw kaw tee yaw/, n., pl. ocotillos / teel yohz/; Sp. / tee yaws/. a spiny, woody shrub, Fouqueria splendens, of arid regions of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, having a tight cluster of red flowers at the tip of each… …   Universalium

  • ocotillo — noun /əʊkəˈtɪləʊ,əʊkəˈtiː(j)əʊ/ Any of various succulent plants unrelated to the cactus, in the genus Fouquieria, living in Central America or the southwest United States. It had rained in the night, and some of the ocotillo fences had sprouted… …   Wiktionary

  • ocotillo — baltažiedis meketis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Meketinių šeimos augalas (Fouquieria fasciculata), paplitęs Meksikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Fouquieria fasciculata angl. ocotillo šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos 2007 m.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • ocotillo — puošnusis meketis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Meketinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Fouquieria splendens), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Fouquieria splendens angl. ocotillo; vine cactus šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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