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pico de gallo

EnglishEdit

Pico de gallo

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish pico de gallo.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌpikoʊdəˈɡaɪ.oʊ/

NounEdit

pico de gallo (uncountable)

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

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

pico de gallo m (uncountable)

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

Usage notesEdit

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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