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pinole

[ pi-noh-lee; Spanish pee-naw-le ]
/ pɪˈnoʊ li; Spanish piˈnɔ lɛ /
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noun
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

Other definitions for pinole (2 of 2)

Pinole
[ pi-nohl ]
/ pɪˈnoʊl /

noun
a town in W California.
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British Dictionary definitions for pinole

pinole
/ (pɪˈnəʊlɪ) /

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

Word Origin for pinole

from American Spanish, from Nahuatl
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