Definition of huitlacoche in English:

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huitlacoche

Pronunciation: /ˌwētləˈkōCHā/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

A fungus that grows on corn, considered a delicacy in Mexico where cooks use it to flavor food.
Example sentences
  • Then he says huitlacoche is corn fungus, not a nervous breakdown, sillies.
  • Beneath is a stuffing-like blend of enlarged, earthy huitlacoche and grilled corn kernels rolled with cotilla, lime and ancho chile.
  • Soft-shell crab should be lighter, the flouring less mealy, but tamales, especially white corn with huitlacoche, have the right balance, inside and out.

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Syllabification: huit·la·co·che

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