cabrito

noun
ca·​bri·​to | \ kəˈbrēˌtō \
plural -s

Definition of cabrito

southwest
: the flesh of a young kid roasted or stewed

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First Known Use of cabrito

1624, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cabrito

Spanish, diminutive of cabro male goat, from Latin capr-, caper

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“Cabrito.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cabrito. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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