Definition of chorizo
: a pork sausage highly seasoned especially with chili powder and garlic
Recent Examples of chorizo from the Web
On our menu: Sole in parchment with a date and apricot salad as well as chorizo and tomatillo chili.
Look for Mexican-style chorizo already prepared at a grocery store, and squeeze the raw meat out of its casing, directly into the hot pan.
Yes, there are potatoes and eggs and chorizo, but these combinations challenge old assumptions with Dalí-like eccentricity.
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Origin and Etymology of chorizo
First Known Use: 1802See Words from the same year
CHORIZO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chorizo for English Language Learners
: a spicy pork sausage
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