chorizo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish chorizo.

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Noun[edit]

chorizo (plural chorizos)

  1. A spicy Spanish sausage flavoured with paprika.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish

Noun[edit]

chorizo m (plural chorizos)

  1. chorizo

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly from Latin salsicĭum, but uncertain.

Noun[edit]

chorizo m (plural chorizos)

  1. a type of sausage
  2. (Uruguay) a foolish person
  3. (vulgar, slang, Latin America) a penis
  4. (slang, Costa Rica) corruption
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Etymology 2[edit]

From chori, from Caló chorar, to steal

Noun[edit]

chorizo m (plural chorizos)

  1. (vulgar, Spain) a crook
  2. (Spain, Mexico, Chile, colloquial) a thief

Adjective[edit]

chorizo m (feminine choriza, masculine plural chorizos, feminine plural chorizas)

  1. (vulgar, Chile) thefty, stuck-up, haughty
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