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poblano

[ puh-blah-noh; Spanish paw-blah-naw ]
/ pəˈblɑ noʊ; Spanish pɔˈβlɑ nɔ /
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noun, plural po·bla·nos [puh-blah-nohz; Spanish paw-blah-naws]. /pəˈblɑ noʊz; Spanish pɔˈβlɑ nɔs/.
a dark-green, mild or slightly pungent chile pepper, the fruit of a variety of Capsicum annuum, used especially in Mexican cooking.
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See also ancho.

Origin of poblano

First recorded in 1950–55; from Mexican Spanish (chile) poblano “(chile) from Puebla,” equivalent to puebl(o) + -ano -an; see also chile1

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