chorizo

noun cho·ri·zo \ chə-ˈrē-(ˌ)zō , -(ˌ)sō \
Updated on: 27 Nov 2017

Definition of chorizo

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

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Origin and Etymology of chorizo

Spanish


CHORIZO Defined for English Language Learners

chorizo

noun

Definition of chorizo for English Language Learners

  • : a spicy pork sausage


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of chorizo


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