pinole

noun pi·no·le \ pi-ˈnō-lē \

Definition of pinole

1 : a finely ground flour made from parched corn
2 : any of various flours resembling pinole and ground from the seeds of other plants

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Origin and Etymology of pinole

American Spanish, from Nahuatl pinolli


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