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You are viewing the etymology of mole meaning: (Noun) One of several spicy sauces typical of the cuisine of Mexico and neighboring Central America, especially the sauce which contains chocolate and which is used in cooking main dishes, not desserts.One of several spicy sauces typical of the cuisine of Mexico and neighboring Central America, especially the sauce which contains chocolate and which is used in cooking main dishes, not desserts.. You may also see other English etymologies of mole.
English word mole comes from Classical Nahuatl molli, Nahuatl molli.

Mole etymology ?

Mole detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
molli Classical Nahuatl (nci) A spiced, watery food of any kind; a sauce, stew, broth, etc.
molli Nahuatl (nah)
mole Spanish (spa) Hunk, chunk, slab (thing of large size or quantity). Massiveness Soft, mild (Mexico) mole, a type of stew.
mole English (eng) One of several spicy sauces typical of the cuisine of Mexico and neighboring Central America, especially the sauce which contains chocolate and which is used in cooking main dishes, not desserts.

Words with the same origin as mole

Descendants of molli
meal