gua·​ca·​mo·​le | \ ˌgwä-kə-ˈmō-lē \

Definition of guacamole

: pureed or mashed avocado seasoned with condiments

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It’s useful not for spearing but for mixing, mashing and stirring, and for making pastry, scrambled eggs or guacamole. Florence Fabricant, The Seattle Times, "8 great kitchen tools you didn’t know you needed," 29 Aug. 2018 Smash them into a quick guacamole to serve with chips, raw vegetables or as a sandwich spread. Terri Milligan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Keep your cool: No-heat cooking keeps you comfortable and the food fresh," 5 July 2018 Sitting at a high-top table to the right of the stage at Nike’s NYC headquarters, the girls nibbled on their chips and guacamole and sipped their sodas amid bursts of excited chatter. Kathryn Lundstrom,, "The Glitz and Glamour of WNBA Draft Inspires Young Girls," 13 Apr. 2018 Southwest chorizo chili and chips and guacamole will also be on the menu. Nikki Delamotte,, "Coventry's La Cave du Vin launches vegan Mondays," 22 Jan. 2018 The patio will feature a taco tent serving a la carte tacos with chips and guacamole. Shelbie Lynn Bostedt, RedEye Chicago, "20 ways to eat and drink your way through Cinco de Mayo in Chicago," 5 May 2017 Kenny started her morning cruising through NYC's Soho neighborhood on a Citi Bike, then Bella hosted an apartment party for her BFF complete with guacamole, animal balloons, and a homemade cake. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Kendall Jenner Wore a Tiny Paper Hat for Her 23rd Birthday," 5 Nov. 2018 Here are 48 recipe ideas, from enchiladas to posole—and yes, guacamole. Bon Appétit, Bon Appetit, "48 Recipes for Mexican Foods That Aren't Tacos," 25 Apr. 2018 Of course, guacamole that’s made ahead gets to the table faster. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "El Patrón in Walker's Point is a new but familiar Mexican restaurant," 19 June 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of guacamole

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

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