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

Definition of guacamole

: pureed or mashed avocado seasoned with condiments

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Earlier this summer, Los Angeles food blog and news site LA Taco broke the story that many SoCal taquerias have been leaving avocado out of their guacamole and leaving Angelenos none the wiser. Cirrus Wood, The Mercury News, "Avocados too expensive? Make mock-amole," 11 Aug. 2019 Raising Cane’s, Dat Dog offers gourmet sausages, all-beef hot dogs, or unconventional choices such as crawfish and alligator sausages, with toppings from blackberry sauce to guacamole, chipotle mayo and crawfish etouffee. William Thornton |, al, "New Orleans’ Dat Dog planning Birmingham locations," 8 Aug. 2019 And yet—as a team of researchers from Harvard Medical School and M.I.T. showed, in a paper published this year—they can also be tricked into making inaccurate judgments using the same techniques that turn cats into guacamole. Adam Lashinsky, Fortune, "Can Anyone Fix the DMV?—Data Sheet," 25 July 2019 Gonza Tacos y Tequila executive chef David Peraza-Arce shares his guacamole-making wisdom with us. Benjy Egel, sacbee, "Jimboy's Tacos to spice up DoCo in Sacramento | The Sacramento Bee," 9 May 2018 The guac action doesn't stop there, visitors can also take a guacamole-making class from guacamologist himself. Olivia Harrison,, "This Hotel Employs A 'Guacamologist'," 22 Mar. 2018 The offer is only valid on July 31 and is limited to one free guacamole per entree. Kaitlyn Bancroft, The Know, "Chipotle will let you add the guac for free on Wednesday," 31 July 2019 Soy beans, or edamame, transform the basic flavors of guacamole into a low-fat, high-protein snack., "Recipe: Edamame Mockamole Dip," 24 July 2019 For example, in the first class residents learned about avocados and sampled guacamole. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Parkway Place creates ‘Wellness University’ to educate residents about nutrition," 12 July 2019

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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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