menudo

noun
me·nu·do | \mə-ˈnü-dō, me-ˈnü-t͟hō\
plural menudos

Definition of menudo 

: a tripe stew seasoned with chili peppers

Examples of menudo in a Sentence

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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, SFChronicle.com, "Best new restaurants and bars to visit in the Mission right now," 17 June 2018 But just as notable are the weekend specials including birria and menudo, both worth visits in their own rights. Chronicle Staff, SFChronicle.com, "The Mission’s best Mexican and Latin American restaurants," 17 June 2018 Los conductores que envían mensajes de texto se han vuelto tan comunes que la policía a menudo los confunde con conductores ebrios. Erika Pasantes Y John Maines, El Sentinel, "Tendencia mortal: Textear y manejar. Aumentan accidentes," 6 Feb. 2018 Two of Cruz’s sisters were there, and several children played in the backyard as the adults ate menudo, a traditional Mexican soup, as well as handmade tortillas and salsa. Otis R. Taylor Jr., San Francisco Chronicle, "Detained immigrant says he was roughed up by agents, denied pain medication," 12 Apr. 2018 Guevara said the two would argue for days over silly disagreements, such as which type of soup was better — menudo or pozole. Sarah Parvini, latimes.com, "'He was twice the man that I was': Mourners honor slain Pomona Police Officer Greggory Casillas," 22 Mar. 2018 Families and workers, most speaking Spanish, gather around plates of chilaquiles, street-style tacos, from brisket to blistering-hot chicken tinga, and steaming bowls of brick-red menudo, the restorative stew of beef tripe. Todd A. Price, NOLA.com, "Chilangos, Kenner taqueria, keeps founder's recipes alive," 12 Mar. 2018 But what’s a little blood sausage and offal in a town that eats menudo for breakfast? Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "Review: Korean cafe serving up real Seoul food at Seoul Asian Market & Cafe," 14 Dec. 2017

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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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