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A ripe jalapeño pepper that has been dried and smoked for use in cooking.
[Mexican Spanish chipotle, chilpotle, chilpocle, from Nahuatl *chīlpōctli : chīlli, chili + pōctli, smoke.]
a. a smoked and dried jalapeno chilli pepper that is used in Mexican dishes
b. (as modifier): chipotle mayonnaise.
2. (Cookery) (as modifier): chipotle mayonnaise.