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ancho

[ahn-choh, an-]
noun, plural an·chos.
  1. a dried poblano chili pepper.
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Origin of ancho

1925–30; < Mexican Spanish chile ancho “wide chili” < Latin amplus “full, wide”; see chili
Also called ancho chili.
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