chile con queso

or chil·i con que·so

[ chil-ee kon key-soh ]
/ ˈtʃɪl i kɒn ˈkeɪ soʊ /

noun

a Tex-Mex dip of melted cheese with hot peppers, onion, and tomato, usually served as an appetizer with tortilla chips.

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Origin of chile con queso

First recorded in 1915–20; from Mexican Spanish: literally “chile with cheese”; see origin at chili, queso
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