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1922, in the meaning defined above
Mexican Spanish chipotle, chilpotle, from Nahuatl *chīlpōctli, from chīlli chili pepper + pōctli smoke, something smoked
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22 Sep 2020
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“Chipotle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chipotle. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.
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