cenote definition by Webster's New World
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a deep natural well carved out of friable limestone
Origin: American Spanish ; from Maya tzonot
cenote definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A water-filled limestone sinkhole of the Yucatán.
Origin: American Spanish, from Yucatec ts'onot.