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posole

noun po·so·le \pō-ˈsō-(ˌ)lā\

Definition of posole

  1. :  a thick soup chiefly of Mexico and the United States Southwest made with pork, hominy, garlic, and chili



Variants of posole

or pozole \pō-ˈsō-(ˌ)lā\

Origin of posole

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl pozolli, from the base of pozōn- boil, be covered with foam


First Known Use: 1931


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