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 Everyone happily snacked on burritos, taquitos, chips and guacamole. Gustavo Arellano, Los Angeles Times, 18 Sep. 2022 Ordering a chicken burrito without guacamole and without the hack would normally cost $9.45. Alena Botros, Fortune, 7 Sep. 2022 Of course, one of the frontrunners for best dip is guacamole. Susan Selasky, USA TODAY, 2 Sep. 2022 The artwork went over about as well as adding peas to guacamole. Fidel Martinez, Los Angeles Times, 1 Sep. 2022 Toca Madera is a must-try — order guacamole for the table, which has pomegranate seeds mixed in it for a unique flavor. Kara Thompson, Good Housekeeping, 18 Aug. 2022 This trick works for guacamole or any unused portion of avocado. Bethany Thayer, Detroit Free Press, 6 Aug. 2022 Following the backyard ceremony, the 50 guests enjoyed a dinner of tacos and a guacamole bar, catered by Border Grill. Alexis Jones,, 1 Aug. 2022 Giving a nod to three of our favorite restaurant appetizers—Italian basil pesto crostini, Japanese sushi bar edamame, and Mexican cantina guacamole—this gorgeous green dip takes minutes to make. Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 July 2022 See More

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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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“Guacamole.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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