chipotle

[ chi-poht-ley; Spanish chee-pawt-le ]
/ tʃɪˈpoʊt leɪ; Spanish tʃiˈpɔt lɛ /

noun, plural chi·pot·les [chi-poht-leyz; Spanish chee-pawt-les] /tʃɪˈpoʊt leɪz; Spanish tʃiˈpɔt lɛs/. Mexican Cookery.

a pungent red pepper, often pickled and eaten as an appetizer or added to meat stews, sauces, etc.

Origin of chipotle

< Mexican Spanish < Nahuatl xipotli
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