posole

noun po·so·le \pō-ˈsō-(ˌ)lā\
variants: or

\pō-ˈsō-(ˌ)lā\

Definition of posole

  1. :  a thick soup chiefly of Mexico and the U.S. Southwest made with pork, hominy, garlic, and chili

Origin and Etymology of posole

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl pozolli, from the base of pozōn- boil, be covered with foam


First Known Use: 1931


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