Definition of chipotle in English:

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chipotle

Pronunciation: /CHəˈpōtlā/

noun

A smoked hot chili pepper used especially in Mexican cooking.
Example sentences
  • Large dried and smoked Jalapeños, called chipotles, are wrinkled and warm brown in colour.
  • The flavors are the same, though: chipotles, orange, lime, cumin and cilantro.
  • Purée anchos in a blender along with tomatoes (including juice), chipotles in adobo, cilantro, remaining 2 whole garlic cloves, and remaining 1/2 tablespoon salt until smooth.

Origin

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl.

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Syllabification: chi·pot·le

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