guacamole

noun
gua·​ca·​mo·​le | \ ˌgwä-kə-ˈmō-lē How to pronounce guacamole (audio) \

Definition of guacamole

: pureed or mashed avocado seasoned with condiments

Examples of guacamole in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chipotle Mexican Grill has found a use for the pits from the 300 million avocados used in its guacamole. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Chipotle using avocado pits from its popular guacamole for new clothing, accessory line," 4 Aug. 2020 Each item in the clothing and goods line will require five avocado pits, which is roughly equivalent to five orders of guacamole, according to the press release. Alexis Benveniste, CNN, "Chipotle is using avocado pits as dye for its new sustainable clothing line," 3 Aug. 2020 This traditional Mexican molcajete (mortar and pestle) turns making homemade guacamole into a ritual in and of itself. Tanya Edwards, CNN Underscored, "Everything you need for the perfect taco night at home," 18 June 2020 This traditional Mexican molcajete (mortar and pestle) turns making homemade guacamole into a ritual in and of itself. Tanya Edwards, CNN Underscored, "Everything you need for the perfect taco night at home," 18 June 2020 Gluten-free offerings include the French fries, tortilla soup and even the Deluxe Dinner: an enchilada with a crispy beef taco, tamales, guacamole, chile con queso, all topped off with a side of beans and rice. Dallas News, "Searching for gluten-free grub? Here are five spots in Garland," 6 July 2020 Shredded sharp cheddar or Colby jack cheese, sour cream, diced avocado or guacamole, diced red onion and thinly sliced scallions, for serving 1. cleveland, "Chili, the way you like it, is the easiest route to dinner," 1 July 2020 This traditional Mexican molcajete (mortar and pestle) turns making homemade guacamole into a ritual in and of itself. Tanya Edwards, CNN Underscored, "Everything you need for the perfect taco night at home," 18 June 2020 That means a tight menu of small bites and sides including fish and shrimp tacos, guacamole with yucca fries, an octopus-chorizo plate and other dishes from throughout Central and South America. oregonlive, "Oregon’s mobile piña colada king is opening a new cocktail bar in Northeast Portland," 25 June 2020

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First Known Use of guacamole

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for guacamole

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl āhuacamōlli, from āhuacatl avocado + mōlli sauce

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The first known use of guacamole was in 1920

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“Guacamole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guacamole. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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guacamole

noun
How to pronounce guacamole (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of guacamole

: a Mexican food made of mashed avocado usually mixed with chopped tomatoes and onion

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