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guacamole

Syllabification: gua·ca·mo·le
Pronunciation: /ˌɡwäkəˈmōlē
 
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Definition of guacamole in English:

noun

A dish of mashed avocado mixed with chopped onion, tomatoes, chili peppers, and seasoning.
Example sentences
  • Perhaps the best-known avocado dish is guacamole.
  • For starters, there's freshly mashed guacamole or tortilla soup.
  • Both come with rice, a fresh tomato, cucumber and bocconcini salad, guacamole, and a handful of corn chips.

Origin

Latin American Spanish, from Nahuatl ahuacamolli, from ahuacatl 'avocado' + molli 'sauce'.

Words that rhyme with guacamole

aïoli, coaly, coley, Foley, goalie, holey, Holi, holy, lowly, moly, pinole, ravioli, roly-poly, Rowley, shoaly, soli

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