barros luco

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Etymology[edit]

After Chilean president Ramón Barros Luco; he would often order a sandwich with this recipe and it others would ask for Barros Luco's sandwich, which later came to be known by his name.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbaros ˈluko/

Noun[edit]

barros luco m (plural barros lucos)

  1. (Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru) a sandwich made with grilled steak and melted cheese
    • 2002, Joaquín Edwards Bello, Antología de familia, Sudamericana, page 83:
      El barros luco es un sándwich compuesto de lomo caliente con queso también caliente.
      The Barros Luco is a sandwich made of hot loin with also hot cheese.

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