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 When the temperature drops, Patterson bellies up to a bowl of tripe-rich menudo from this Tex-Mex staple that’s been serving bowl after bowl of the bright red stuff for more than 40 years. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, 8 Sep. 2021 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, 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, 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,, 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, 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, 14 July 2019 Viewers can purchase a bowl of menudo or a traditional breakfast for $5. Elizabeth Backo, azcentral, 12 June 2018 Breakfasts, including menudo, sell for $5.50-$8, and breakfast burritos start at $1..95. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, 1 July 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 27 Nov. 2021.

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