gua·​ca·​mo·​le | \ˌgwä-kə-ˈmō-lē \

Definition of guacamole 

: pureed or mashed avocado seasoned with condiments

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Virgos are known for enjoying bettering themselves and the people around them — sounds like guacamole to me. Spoon U, Teen Vogue, "Which Trader Joe's Dip You Should Eat, Based on Your Zodiac Sign," 4 Aug. 2018 Make them for Cinco de Mayo or any day of the year—just don't forget the guacamole. Bon Appétit, Bon Appetit, "34 Taco Recipes for Cinco de Mayo (or Any Day)," 23 Apr. 2018 There's guacamole in several variations or chips and salsa. Polly Campbell,, "Condado Tacos a natural fit at The Banks. Here are our recommendations.," 29 June 2018 Avocado Tostada The $3.15 crispy, corn tortilla is fried flat and then laden with guacamole and a variety of salsas, lettuces and cheese -- what the company calls its version of avocado toast. USA TODAY, "Chipotle tests quesadillas, avocado tostadas, nachos, frozen palomas, chocolate shakes," 22 June 2018 Chef Eusevio Garcia Mesa Urbana in Northbrook has a fresh, colorful alternative to chips with guacamole for special picnic fare. Veronica Hinke,, "Tips to put together the perfect picnic this summer," 20 June 2018 But the key to ordering well there is to either go all in on the guacamole (one serving is 4 ounces and about 230 cals) and to skip cheese and sour cream, or to halve it and pick either cheese or sour cream. Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, "Is Chipotle Healthy? It Can Be if You Order Right," 1 June 2018 The menu also includes tacos, quesadillas, bowls, salads and nachos, as well as queso and guacamole. Jennifer Conn, Akron Reporter,, "Moe's Southwest Grill celebrates West Akron opening with free burritos for a year," 9 May 2018 Start with the vegetarian edamame dumplings with white truffle oil ($10) or the vegan kale guacamole with pink grapefruit, cilantro, roasted poblano, and sunflower seeds ($11). Audrey Gorden, RedEye Chicago, "The best vegetarian dishes at non-vegetarian restaurants in Chicago," 9 Aug. 2017

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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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