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chupe (uncountable)

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  1. A stew containing meat and potatoes, part of Chilean and Peruvian cuisine.
    • 1854, William Lewis Herndon, Lardner Gibbon, Exploration of the Amazon Valley
      Chupe is the Peruvian national dish, and may be made of any and every thing, so long as it holds its relationship to soup. It is made generally of mutton, potatoes, eggs, rice, all highly seasoned with pepper, &c.
    • 1868, Harper's New Monthly Magazine
      And as chupe is the eternal and almost always the sole dish obtainable in the interior of Peru and in Bolivia, I may as well dispose of it at once.
    • 1911, Hiram Bingham, Across South America
      Here can be purchased all the native articles of luxury: coca, chupe, frozen potatoes, parched corn, and chicha...
    • 1985, Felipe Rojas-Lombardi, Soup, Beautiful Soup
      ...but for the most authentic chupe, leave the shells on the shrimp.



From Quechua chupi


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chupe m (plural chupes)

  1. (Chile, Peru, Panama) soup, made generally of potatoes, meat or fish and different vegetables.



  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of chupar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of chupar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of chupar.