Definition of picante adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//pɪˈkɑːnteɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//pɪˈkɑːnteɪ//
(from Spanish, North American English) Taste of food
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(of food) hot and spicy tortilla chips dipped in a picante sauce See related entries: Taste of food Word OriginSpanish, literally ‘pricking, biting’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: picante