mondongo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish mondongo (tripe).

Noun[edit]

mondongo (usually uncountable, plural mondongos)

  1. A Latin American soup made from tripe.
    • 2002 August 2, A. LaBan, “Neighborhood Tours”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      Saturdays and Sundays Cruz offers a pan con lechon (roast pork sandwich) and mondongo (tripe soup).
    • 2004 September 10, A. LaBan, Laura Levy Shatkin, Mike Sula, “Critic's Choice”, in Chicago Reader[2]:
      On weekends the cafe is crowded with families, many of whom come for the specials, such as bacalao guisado (codfish stew), mondongo (tripe soup), and, for those craving the flavors of the old country, cuchifrito (fried pig's ears).
    • 2007 June 12, Simon Romero, “Venezuela Dances to Devilish Beat to Promote Tourism”, in New York Times[3]:
      With small crosses made from palm fronds pinned to their shirts, the devils sweated and danced into a trancelike state before resting at midday for a meal of mondongo, a soup made with slow-cooked beef tripe and pigs’ feet.

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Catalan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrorowed from Spanish mondongo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mondongo m (plural mondongos)

  1. tripe

Further reading[edit]

  • “mondongo” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Papiamentu[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish mondongo.

Noun[edit]

mondongo

  1. guts

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; perhaps an alteration of bondongo, itself perhaps of Arabic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /monˈdonɡo/, [mõn̪ˈd̪õŋɡo]

Noun[edit]

mondongo m (plural mondongos)

  1. tripe
  2. (cooking) tripes and paunch
    Synonyms: tripas, menudos, chunchules, callos

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: mondongo
  • English: mondongo, mundungus

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