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chile verde

[ chil-ee -vair-dee, -dey, vur-, chee-le; Spanish chee-le -ver-the ]
/ ˈtʃɪl i ˈvɛər di, -deɪ, ˈvɜr-, ˈtʃi lɛ; Spanish ˈtʃi lɛ ˈḇɛr ðɛ /
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noun Southwest Cooking.

a stew of beef or pork, or both, flavored with hot green peppers.

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Also chil·i ver·de .

Origin of chile verde

First recorded in 1865–70; from American Spanish chile verde “green chile pepper”
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