chorizo [chuh-ree-zoh; Spanish chaw-ree-saw, -thaw] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural cho·ri·zos [chuh-ree-zohz; Spanish chaw-ree-saws, -thaws] /tʃəˈri zoʊz; Spanish tʃɔˈri sɔs, -θɔs/. Spanish Cookery.

  1. a pork sausage spiced with garlic, peppers, and juniper berries and smoked and dried.

Also choriso. Origin of chorizo From Spanish, of uncertain origin Examples from the Web for chorizo Contemporary Examples of chorizo

  • The rock-clad town is now famous for meat products like chorizo, along with olive oil, almonds, and jams.

    The Spanish Fraggle Rock: Setenil de las Bodegas Is an Andalucian Town Built Under a Rock

    Nina Strochlic

    January 2, 2014

  • One of the most memorable dishes I have had there is Baby calamari filled with calamari ink, fresh chick peas and chorizo.

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    The Daily Beast

    June 22, 2010

  • “I put the chorizo and sausage on a skewer,” he says proudly.

    Cooking With Brian Boitano

    Rachel Syme

    August 25, 2009

  • British Dictionary definitions for chorizo chorizo noun plural -zos

    1. a kind of highly seasoned pork sausage of Spain or Mexico

    Word Origin for chorizo C19: Spanish Word Origin and History for chorizo n.

    “spiced pork sausage,” 1846, from Spanish chorizo.

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