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chile relleno

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noun chile re·lle·no \-rā-ˈyā-(ˌ)nō\

Definition of chile relleno

plural chiles re·lle·nos also chile rellenos

  1. :  a stuffed chili pepper that usually contains cheese or meat and is fried or grilled



Origin of chile relleno

Spanish, stuffed chili pepper


First Known Use: 1929


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