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relleno

[ ruh-yey-noh, ruhl-yey-; Spanish re-ye-naw, re-lye- ]
/ rəˈyeɪ noʊ, rəlˈyeɪ-; Spanish rɛˈyɛ nɔ, rɛˈlyɛ- /
Mexican Cooking.
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noun, plural rel·le·nos [ruh-yey-nohz, ruhl-yey-; Spanish re-ye-naws]. /rəˈyeɪ noʊz, rəlˈyeɪ-; Spanish rɛˈyɛ nɔs/.
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Origin of relleno

First recorded in 1905–10; from Mexican Spanish, shortening of chile “pepper” + relleno ) “stuffed”
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