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Definition of "pinole" []

  • Meal made of ground corn or wheat and mesquite beans. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pinole" in a sentence
  • "My messengers had orders to bring the latter in the form of pinole, that is, toasted corn ground by hand into a fine meal."
  • "Chia seeds were roasted and ground to form a meal called 'pinole', then mixed with water to form an oatmeal-like mixture, or made into cakes."
  • "a sack of "pinole," some baubles for Indian ornament, some coarse serapes, and pieces of high-coloured woollen stuffs, woven at home: these constitute his "invoice.""