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pinole

[pi-noh-lee; Spanish pee-naw-le]
noun
  1. corn or wheat, dried, ground, and sweetened, usually with the flour of mesquite beans.
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Origin of pinole

1835–45, Americanism; < Mexican Spanish < Nahuatl pinolli flour, something ground

Pinole

[pi-nohl]
noun
  1. a town in W California.
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pinole

noun
  1. (in the southwestern United States) flour made of parched ground corn, mesquite beans, sugar, etc
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Word Origin

from American Spanish, from Nahuatl
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