chuño

noun chu·ño \ ˈchüˌnyō \
variants: or less commonly chuñu \-ˌnyü\

Definition of chuño

plural -s
: potatoes processed by successive freezing, thawing, and dehydrating prepared and eaten especially by the native peoples of the Andes

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Origin and Etymology of chuño

American Spanish, from Quechua ch'úñu


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