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noun | part of: encyclopedia/cuisine Pronounced: \wey-vose ran-chair-ohs,we-vaws rahn-che-raws\ | IPA: /ˈweɪ voʊs rænˈtʃɛər oʊs, ˈweβoz rɑnˈtʃɛ rɔs/ Definition of huevos rancheros Huevos rancheros, literally “rancher’s eggs” in Spanish, is a rural Mexican plate of food consisting of eggs, beans, rice, and papas (potatoes) with tortillas. Avocado/guacamole, and various regional sauces can sometimes be accompaniments as well. Most places with Mexican influence have a version of […]Continue reading


Interjection | encyclopedia/language | Pronounced: \ˈü-ē, ˈȯi\ | IPA: /ˈu:ˈi:/ Definition of Hui/Ooey/Oouie —used to express fear, surprise, and the desire to abscond  lexicon/new-mexico-english Examples of Hui/Ooey/Oouie That was loud, hui, what was that sound? The train almost fell off the tracks, hui! Hui, that lightning strike was very close! Origin of Hui/Ooey/Oouie New Mexican English. Misunderstanding of […]Continue reading