churrasco

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

churrasco (uncountable)

  1. A type of barbecued steak, popular in Latin-American countries
    • 2006 June 9, Anne Ford, “A Cult Fave Reopens in the Southwest Burbs”, Chicago Reader:
      Most of the old favorites--beef brisket, gumbo, churrasco, and Pine's famous Cajun green beans--are still around.
    • 2003 January 24, Ethel Hammer, “Restaurant Tours: a cafe that caters to the spirit”, Chicago Reader:
      In addition to sandwiches, mini pizzas, and breakfast items like hot oatmeal, muffins, and croissants, Last Kiss offers Chilean specialties including empanadas, a churrasco sandwich (broiled sirloin steak with avocado, tomato, and mayo), sopapilla chips (a crispy version of the puffy fried bread) with cilantro sauce, and mate--the traditional South American herbal tea, served in a gourd.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish churrasco (barbecue).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

churrasco m (plural churrascos)

  1. churrasco; barbecued meat
  2. barbecue (meal or event highlighted by food cooked on a barbecue)

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