chorizo

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English[edit]

Corn bread with cheese and chorizo

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish chorizo.

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Noun[edit]

chorizo (countable and uncountable, plural chorizos)

  1. A spicy Spanish sausage flavoured with paprika.

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References[edit]

  • chorizo” defined by Infoplease.com: pronounced: chu-rē'zō; Sp. chô-rē'sô, -thô, plural: (-zōz; Sp. -sôs, -thôs
  • Chorizo” listed in the BBC Food Glossary (accessed on 17.09.2009): pronounced: ‘chor-eetho’
  1. 1.0 1.1 chorizo” in the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster, 1996–.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 chorizo” in Dictionary.com Unabridged: Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish

Noun[edit]

chorizo m (plural chorizos)

  1. chorizo

Spanish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly from Latin salsīcius (or a Vulgar Latin form *sauricium), but uncertain. Compare Portuguese chouriço.

Noun[edit]

chorizo m (plural chorizos)

  1. a type of sausage
  2. (Uruguay) a foolish person
  3. (slang, Spain) A crook
  4. (vulgar, slang, Latin America) a penis
  5. (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 singular choriza, masculine plural chorizos, feminine plural chorizas)

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