A dried, smoked jalapeño pepper, used especially in Mexican cookery; a variety of chipotle.
1940s; earliest use found in Journal Nutrition. FromMexican Spanish morita from mora dried, smoked jalapeño pepper, apparently a specifically use of Spanish mora blackberry with allusion to the chilli's dark colour and wrinkled skin + -ita.
A form of psychotherapy in which total rest is followed by behavioural and occupational therapy. Frequently attributive, especially in "Morita therapy".
1950s. From the name of Masatake (also known as Shōma) Morita, Japanese psychiatrist, who developed the therapy in the 1920s.