maduro

noun
ma·​du·​ro | \mə-ˈdu̇r-(ˌ)ō \
plural maduros

Definition of maduro 

: a dark-colored relatively strong cigar

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The best plantains for this maduros recipe are the ones that have very black skins and tender flesh. Rick Martinez, Bon Appetit, "Maduros (Fried Sweet Plantains)," 17 Oct. 2017 Ropa is also traditionally served with maduros, very soft and ripe plantains fried until deep golden brown. Rick Martinez, Bon Appetit, "A Shreddy, Saucy Ropa Vieja Recipe to Make This Weekend," 13 Oct. 2017 Do order the $1 side of maduros because there might not be a better value at any restaurant anywhere. Andy Staples, SI.com, "Where to eat, drink in Orlando," 30 June 2017

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First Known Use of maduro

1850, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for maduro

Spanish, from maduro ripe, from Latin maturus — more at mature

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