[ ruh-yey-nohz, ruh l-yey‐ ]
/ rəˈyeɪ noʊz, rəlˈyeɪ‐ /
plural noun Mexican Cookery.
green chili peppers stuffed with cheese or meat, dipped in batter, and fried.
Origin of chilis rellenos
1890–95, Americanism; < Mexican Spanish chiles rellenos stuffed chili peppers
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