[ ahn-choh, an- ]
/ ˈɑn tʃoʊ, ˈæn- /
noun, plural an·chos.
a dried poblano chili pepper.
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Also called ancho chili.
Origin of ancho
1925–30; < Mexican Spanish chile ancho “wide chili” < Latin amplus “full, wide”; see chili
Words nearby ancho
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Example sentences from the Web for ancho
Dark and Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate Chile ancho powder is a versatile spice derived from dry Mexican Ancho chiles.