- A coarse flour made from ground toasted maize kernels, often mixed with herbs, which may be eaten by itself or incorporated into drinks.
2009 February 11, Melissa Clark, “Third Time’s the Charm, Valentine”, in New York Times:
- But all of them also called for obscure ingredients whole cacao beans and a toasted corn flour called pinole, for example.
- pinol (Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua)
pinole m (uncountable)
- (Latin America) pinole