chur·​ro | \ ˈchu̇r-ō How to pronounce churro (audio) , ˈchü-rō \

Definition of churro

: a Spanish and Mexican pastry resembling a doughnut or cruller and made from deep-fried unsweetened dough and sprinkled with sugar

Examples of churro in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The restaurant also offers dairy-free milkshakes and a churro ice cream sandwich. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, The Arizona Republic, 29 Mar. 2022 On two separate occasions the churro came close to full extermination. Henry Gass, The Christian Science Monitor, 7 Apr. 2022 Dulce de Leche ice cream and dulce de leche sauce packed with crispy, cinnamon-y churro pieces. Dave Quinn,, 3 Feb. 2022 Each kit comes with six cookie shots (chocolate chip, double chocolate, churro and red velvet), edible Valentine’s Day themed decorations, sprinkles and chocolate wafers. Abigail Abesamis Demarest, Forbes, 25 Jan. 2022 For sale online at Makers Union PDX are Christopher Dibble’s handwoven and knotted Rya wall hangings, made with hand-dyed, 100% churro wool weft and cotton warp. oregonlive, 4 Oct. 2021 Afterward, enjoy a treat from the concession both; a churro and hot chocolate always hit the spot. The Salt Lake Tribune, 11 Nov. 2021 In Disney California Adventure park, there’s a Coco cake at Paradise Garden Grill, made with vanilla cake, cream cheese frosting, and cinnamon-churro mousse. Julie Tremaine, Forbes, 10 Oct. 2021 With flavors like lavender, vanilla, churro, and salted caramel, you'll be treated to a range of delicious brews. Madison Yauger,, 1 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of churro

1929, in the meaning defined above

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22 May 2022

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“Churro.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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