posol

noun

po·​sol
pōˈsōl
variants or less commonly posole or pozole
-ō(ˌ)lā
plural -s
1
: a thick chiefly Spanish-American soup made of pork, corn, garlic, and chili
2
: a Spanish-American drink made of cornmeal, water, and sugar
began arriving with food … posole and fruitOliver LaFarge

Word History

Etymology

American Spanish posol, pozol, posole, pozole, from Nahuatl pozolli, literally, foamy, from pozol foam

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of posol was in 1908

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“Posol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/posol. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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