[chi-poht-ley; Spanish chee-pawt-le] /tʃɪˈpoʊt leɪ; Spanish tʃiˈpɔt lɛ/

noun, plural chipotles
[chi-poht-leyz; Spanish chee-pawt-les] /tʃɪˈpoʊt leɪz; Spanish tʃiˈpɔt lɛs/ (Show IPA). Mexican Cookery.
a pungent red pepper, often pickled and eaten as an appetizer or added to meat stews, sauces, etc.

“smoke-dried jalapeño chili,” from Mexican Spanish, ultimately a Nahuatl (Aztec) word, said to be a compound of xilli “chili” + poctli “smoke.”


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