po·​sol | \ pōˈsōl \
variants: or less commonly posole or pozole \ -​ō(ˌ)lā \
plural -s

Definition of posol

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 fruit— Oliver LaFarge

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First Known Use of posol

1908, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for posol

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

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“Posol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/posol. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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