pico de gallo

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English[edit]

Pico de gallo

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish pico de gallo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌpikoʊdəˈɡaɪ.oʊ/

Noun[edit]

pico de gallo ‎(uncountable)

  1. A condiment generally made with diced raw onions, tomatoes, chiles, and cilantro.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "beak of the rooster", from pico ‎(beak) and gallo ‎(rooster).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpi.ko.deˈɡa.ʎo/, /ˈpi.ko.deˈɡa.ʝo/

Noun[edit]

pico de gallo m ‎(uncountable)

  1. A condiment generally made with diced raw onions, tomatoes, chiles, and cilantro.

Usage notes[edit]

Primarily used in Mexico, the United States, and neighboring regions. Called chirmol in Guatemala. Elsewhere, the condiment is usually called simply salsa.

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