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A thick paste of mashed avocado, often combined with citrus juice, onion, and seasonings and usually served as a dip.

[American Spanish, from Nahuatl āhuacamolli : āhuacatl, avocado + mōlli, sauce, paste; akin to mōla, to get ground up, grind.]
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1. (Cookery) a spread of mashed avocado, tomato pulp, and seasoning
2. (Cookery) any of various Mexican or South American salads containing avocado
[from American Spanish, from Nahuatl ahuacamolli, from ahuacatl avocado + molli sauce]
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(gwɑ kəˈmoʊ li)

a Mexican dip of mashed avocado mixed with lemon or lime juice, seasonings, and often tomato and onion.
[1915–20; < Mexican Spanish]
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Noun1.guacamole - a dip made of mashed avocado mixed with chopped onions and other seasoningsguacamole - a dip made of mashed avocado mixed with chopped onions and other seasonings
dip - tasty mixture or liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped
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[ˌgwɑːkəˈməʊlɪ] Nguacamole m
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[ˌgwɑːkəˈməʊli] nguacamole m
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