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    Pronounce Bocote???

    Ok all you sawdust covered Woodaholics...What is the correct pronunciation for Bocote? I've looked all over the internet (well, most of it) and can't find a dictionary/encylopedia that has it listed as the PRIMARY word. I've found it referenced as a common name for Cordia but no clue on phonetics.

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    Re: Pronounce Bocote???

    I think I heard Bŭ - ĸō - tay on one of the woodworking shows.

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    Re: Pronounce Bocote???

    I can't put all the little pronunciation marks in but I've always said

    bow cot e

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    Re: Pronounce Bocote???

    I've mainly heard is as

    BOO - KOE - TAY

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    Re: Pronounce Bocote???

    I heard Sam Maloof say bo-ko-tay (both Os with a long 'O', the emphasis on the 'ko').

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    Re: Pronounce Bocote???

    Thanks for the replies, everyone! :icon_chee
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