Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A dried poblano pepper.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A broad, flat, dried poblano pepper, often ground into a powder

Etymologies

American Spanish (chile) ancho, wide (chili), from Spanish, from Old Spanish, from Latin amplus; see ample.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish chile ancho (Wiktionary)

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