me·​nu·​do | \ mə-ˈnü-dō How to pronounce menudo (audio) , me-ˈnü-t͟hō \
plural menudos

Definition of menudo

: a tripe stew seasoned with chili peppers

Examples of menudo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even her 10-year-old daughter helps serve the clientele who often wait in lines that wrap around the block for Silvana’s locally famous menudo. Wendy Fry, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Immigrants, hit hard by the pandemic, are sending even more money back to Mexico," 5 Sep. 2020 Las Milpas, which means cornfields - the environment in which Alonso Sr. worked as a youth - also maintained a few dining tables where customers could eat gorditas, menudo and caldo de reyes. Matt Wake |, al, "Local Mexican restaurant coming soon to downtown Huntsville," 18 Nov. 2019 Others crave dishes Calderon’s mother taught him, such as asada de puerco, menudo and pozole, barbacoa de borrego and caldo de rez o pollo. Vincent T. Davis,, "San Antonio restaurant Panchos & Gringos offers down-home comfort," 7 Oct. 2019 Northgate González Markets, the Southern California supermarket chain, is famous for its prepared foods — tacos, menudo and freshly made guacamole. Los Angeles Times, "Watch how Northgate Market makes its famous tortillas — in VR180!," 29 Aug. 2019 On Sundays the Mercado in Guadalupe, a small Phoenix suburb, home to a mix of Mexican and Indigenous families, usually hums with children laughing and families gathering for a feast of menudo, tacos or mariscos after church. Dianna M. Náñez, azcentral, "No ICE immigration raids in Phoenix area Sunday, but families prepare for the worst," 14 July 2019 Viewers can purchase a bowl of menudo or a traditional breakfast for $5. Elizabeth Backo, azcentral, "13 places to watch the 2018 World Cup in metro Phoenix," 12 June 2018 Breakfasts, including menudo, sell for $5.50-$8, and breakfast burritos start at $1..95. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "Family-style dinner, BYOB wine new for Tanglewood-area lunch cafe," 1 July 2018 There are plenty of standard dishes on the menu — burritos, enchiladas, menudo and the like — but the specialty at this bright and airy corner restaurant is the seafood. Sarah Fritsche,, "Best new restaurants and bars to visit in the Mission right now," 17 June 2018

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First Known Use of menudo

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for menudo

Mexican Spanish, from Spanish menudos innards, giblets

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“Menudo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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