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

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An avocado-based greenish dip with onions, tomato, and spices. Common to Mexican cuisine, it is often served with tortilla chips.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a dip made of mashed avocado mixed with chopped onions and other seasonings


American Spanish, from Nahuatl ahuacamolli : ahuacatl, avocado + molli, sauce, paste.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish guacamole, from Classical Nahuatl āhuacamōlli. (Wiktionary)



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