pico de gallo

EnglishEdit

 
Pico de gallo

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish pico de gallo.

PronunciationEdit

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): (most of Spain and Latin America) /ˌpiko de ˈɡaʝo/, [ˌpi.ko ð̞e ˈɣ̞a.ʝo]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /ˌpiko de ˈɡaʎo/, [ˌpi.ko ð̞e ˈɣ̞a.ʎo]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˌpiko de ˈɡaʃo/, [ˌpi.ko ð̞e ˈɣ̞a.ʃo]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˌpiko de ˈɡaʒo/, [ˌpi.ko ð̞e ˈɣ̞a.ʒo]

NounEdit

pico de gallo m (uncountable)

  1. pico de gallo (a condiment generally made with diced raw onions, tomatoes, chiles, and cilantro)
    Synonyms: salsa, (Guatemala) chirmol, (Chile) pebre

Usage notesEdit

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