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n. pl. an·chos
A dried poblano pepper.
[American Spanish (chile) ancho, wide (chili), from Spanish, from Old Spanish, from Latin amplus; see ample.]
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n, pl anchos
a Poblano chilli pepper that has been dried and turned a dark-red or black colour
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