gua·ca·mo·le | \ ˌgwä-kə-ˈmō-lē \

Definition of guacamole 

: pureed or mashed avocado seasoned with condiments

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How could anyone feel denied by guacamole and bacon chips? Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "The hottest new restaurants in Indianapolis this spring," 19 Apr. 2018 Can't think of one other thing that would grab attention here: My eyes definitely go right to that bowl of guacamole. Rachel Torgerson, Cosmopolitan, "Kourtney Kardashian Thinks You’ll Notice the Guacamole in This Pic LOL," 25 Jan. 2018 On the table in front of him was a bowl of guacamole and chips; in the corner a chef was making sushi. Tim Rohan,, "Michael, Murray and ... OJ? Ahmad Rashad Has Kept His Celeb Friends Close—Most of Them, Anyway," 29 June 2018 Reducing someone’s culture to a basket of guacamole and chips at a dinner special or a sombrero on Cinco de Mayo can feel cruel to the people directly affected. Mekita Rivas, Teen Vogue, "It's Not OK to Appropriate Mexican Culture — Especially If You’re Dehumanizing Its People," 28 June 2018 The chicken tinga is topped with chipotle, pickled onions, house guacamole and fresh cheese. James Patrick Kelly, idahostatesman, "Boise’s trendy new taquerias redefine the taco – and diners get to taste the difference," 27 June 2018 Sip on an agua fresca while feasting on carnitas, guacamole and more. A.d. Thompson,, "Kissimmee Neighborhood Guide," 21 June 2018 Fortgang and his brother and co-founder, Graham, say mixing some in guacamole or a hot stew is another tasty way to squeeze it in at lunch or dinner. Kayla Keegan, Redbook, "7 Reasons You Need More Matcha in Your Life," 27 Mar. 2015 Chorizo and eggs, homemade guacamole and refried beans are other standards. Philip Potempa, Daily Southtown, "Guide to outdoor dining in Chicago suburbs: Mario's Tacos in Blue Island," 6 July 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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