A bowl of chipotle chilis.
chipotle definition by Webster's New World
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a kind of chili, or hot pepper, that is a dried and smoked jalapeño: it is used esp. in Mexican cooking
also chipotle pepper
chipotle definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A ripe jalapeño pepper that has been dried and smoked for use in cooking.
Origin: American Spanish, from Nahuatl xipotli.