adobo means: 1. Braised fish, pork or chicken is a Philippine national dish. 2. A seasoned Mexican sauce, made from vinegar and chilies. This sauce is used to make Chipolte peppers. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does adobo mean?

The Filipino dish is made with marinated seafood or meat, and is seasoned using soy sauce, vinegar, spices, and garlic. (in Merlin Dictionary)

Useful in Latin American and Spanish cuisines as a spicy marinade or sauce. (in Merlin Dictionary)