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poblano

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noun po·bla·no \pō-ˈblä-nō\

Definition of poblano

plural

poblanos

  1. :  a large usually mild heart-shaped chili pepper especially when fresh and dark green — compare ancho



Origin and Etymology of poblano

Mexican Spanish (chile) poblano, literally, chili pepper of Puebla (Mexico)


First Known Use: 1950


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