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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PINOLE — A fatal crash Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 80 took the life of a 20-year-old Vallejo woman, authorities said.
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Origin and Etymology of pinole
American Spanish, from Nahuatl pinolli
First Known Use: 1648See Words from the same year
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