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poblano

noun po·bla·no \pō-ˈblä-nō\
plural po·bla·nos

Definition of POBLANO

:  a large usually mild heart-shaped chili pepper especially when fresh and dark green — compare ancho
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Origin of POBLANO

Mexican Spanish (chile) poblano, literally, chili pepper of Puebla (Mexico)
First Known Use: 1950

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