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chorizo

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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish chorizo.

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NounEdit

chorizo (plural chorizos)

  1. A spicy Spanish sausage flavoured with paprika.

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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish

NounEdit

chorizo m (plural chorizos)

  1. chorizo

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Possibly from Latin salsicĭum, but uncertain.

NounEdit

chorizo m (plural chorizos)

  1. a type of sausage
  2. (Uruguay) a foolish person
  3. (vulgar, slang, Latin America) a penis
  4. (slang, Costa Rica) corruption
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Etymology 2Edit

From chori, from Caló chorar, to steal

NounEdit

chorizo m (plural chorizos)

  1. (vulgar, Spain) a crook
  2. (Spain, Mexico, Chile, colloquial) a thief

AdjectiveEdit

chorizo m (feminine choriza, masculine plural chorizos, feminine plural chorizas)

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