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chipotle

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noun chi·pot·le \chə-ˈpōt-lā, chē-, -ˈpȯt-, -lē\

Definition of chipotle

  1. :  a smoked and usually dried jalapeño pepper



Origin and Etymology of chipotle

Mexican Spanish chipotle, chilpotle, from Nahuatl *chīlpōctli, from chīlli chili pepper + pōctli smoke, something smoked


First Known Use: 1950


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