[gwah-kuh-moh-lee; Spanish gwah-kah-maw-le] /gwɑ kəˈmoʊ li; Spanish ˌgwɑ kɑˈmɔ lɛ/

noun, Mexican Cookery.
a dip of mashed avocado mixed with tomato, onion, and seasonings.
a spread of mashed avocado, tomato pulp, mayonnaise, and seasoning
any of various Mexican or South American salads containing avocado

1920, from American Spanish guacamole, originally Mexican, from Nahuatl ahuaca-molli, from ahuacatl “avocado” + molli “sauce.”


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