[ruh-yey-noh, ruh l-yey-; Spanish re-ye-naw, re-lye-]Mexican Cookery.
stuffed, especially filled with cheese: chilis rellenos.
noun, plural rel·le·nos [ruh-yey-nohz, ruh l-yey-; Spanish re-ye-naws] /rəˈyeɪ noʊz, rəlˈyeɪ-; Spanish rɛˈyɛ nɔs/.
a chili relleno.
Origin of relleno
< Spanish: stuffed, filled
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