Definition of posole in English:

posole

(also posolli, posol, pozole)

noun

  • In Mexican and Central American cooking: maize prepared by boiling and steeping in an alkaline solution and grinding, for use in food or drink, hominy; (also) maize stew or soup made with this as the principal ingredient, typically also containing pork, beans, and red chilli.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in William Dampier (1651–1715), buccaneer and explorer. From Mexican Spanish pozole and its etymon Nahuatl pozolli stew or drink based on maize.

Pronunciation

posole

/pəˈsəʊleɪ//pəˈzəʊleɪ/