atole


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a·to·le

 (ə-tō′lā)
n.
A thick drink of Mexican origin that is made with cornmeal, water, raw sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla and is served warm.

[Nahuatl ātolli, cornmeal beverage, from diminutive of ātl, water.]
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Noun1.atole - eaten as mush or as a thin gruelatole - eaten as mush or as a thin gruel  
cornmeal mush, mush - cornmeal boiled in water
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