chimichurri

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish chimichurri. Unknown etymology beyond that – proposed to be a corruption of English words or names, with various theories and oral traditions proposed, the most founded of which is the Basque tximitxurri (t͡ʃimiˌt͡ʃuri), meaning "a mixture of several things in no particular order"

Noun[edit]

chimichurri (plural chimichurris)

  1. (uncountable) A sauce and marinade for grilled meat originally from Argentina, made from chopped parsley or cilantro, garlic, salt, pepper, onion, and paprika with olive oil.
    • 2007 September 9, “Pork Bellies to Baguettes”, in New York Times[1]:
      There are also platters of flavorful pork ribs glazed with smoky chipotle, chicken wings char-grilled with garlicky chimichurri, and plump mussels in green chili tortilla broth with leeks and oven dried tomatoes.
  2. (countable) A traditional pork sandwich eaten as a snack in the Dominican Republic

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

chimichurri m (plural chimichurris)

  1. chimichurri