Definition of poblano
: a large usually mild heart-shaped chili pepper especially when fresh and dark green — compare ancho
Origin and Etymology of poblano
Mexican Spanish (chile) poblano, literally, chili pepper of Puebla (Mexico)
First Known Use: 1950See Words from the same year
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