birria

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noun bir·ria \ˈbir-ē-ˌä\

Definition of birria

plural

birrias

  1. :  a Mexican dish of stewed meat seasoned with chili peppers Customers sometimes drive hours for its … lamb birria. — Janelle Brown, New York Times, 12 Mar. 2003 The cups of mescal had been emptied a while when the juice of the birria boiled over and sizzled on the hot coals of the cooking fire. — John Duncklee, Bull by the Tale, 2006

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Origin and Etymology of birria

borrowed from Mexican Spanish


First Known Use: 1960


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