Definitions

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  • n. A thick drink or thin gruel made from cornmeal

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A porridge or gruel of maize meal and water, milk, or the like.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mush made of Indian corn, also diluted and used as a drink: a favorite food in Spanish-American countries.

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

  • n. eaten as mush or as a thin gruel

Etymologies

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From Spanish atole, from Classical Nahuatl ātōlli.

Examples

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  • When daylight is short and branches bare
    My yearnings turn to Mexican fare.
    Some chicken in mole
    Or bowl of atole
    Can help me pretend that I'm there.

    December 16, 2016