Definition of frigorifico
1 : a South American meat-packing plant primarily for the exportation of frozen meat
2 or frigorifico hide : a South American cattle hide from a frigorifico
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Origin and Etymology of frigorifico
American Spanish frigorífico, from Spanish, adjective, chilling, from Latin frigorificus
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