alambre

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish alambre (wire), possibly because the ingredients were originally cooked kebab-style, skewered on wires.

Noun[edit]

alambre

  1. A Mexican dish, consisting of meat (usually grilled beef) topped with cheese, salsa, and chopped bacon, onion, and pepper.

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

alambre m (plural alambres)

  1. amber (fossil resin)

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From arambre, from Old Spanish aramne (bronze), from Late Latin aerāmen, aerāminis (copper, bronze), from Latin aes.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alambre m (plural alambres)

  1. wire
  2. alambre (Mexican food dish consisting of meat topped with cheese, salsa, and chopped bacon, pepper and onion)

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