arbol chile

ar·​bol chile | \ ˈär-bōl- How to pronounce arbol chile (audio) \
variants: or árbol chile or arbol chili or árbol chili

Definition of arbol chile

: chile de árbol In preparing the dish, a puree of arbol chiles—a type of dried chile widely available at specialty food stores and ethnic markets—is seared into the white-fleshed fish.— Michael Bauer, The San Francisco Chronicle, 5 Apr. 2000

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1986, in the meaning defined above

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“Arbol chile.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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