noun cho·ri·zo \chə-ˈrē-(ˌ)zō, -(ˌ)sō\

: a spicy pork sausage

plural cho·ri·zos

Full Definition of CHORIZO

:  a pork sausage highly seasoned especially with chili powder and garlic

Origin of CHORIZO

First Known Use: 1802

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel


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