Definition of chicharron in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌCHēCHəˈrōn/

noun (plural chicharrones /-ˈrōnēz/)

(In Mexican cooking) a piece of fried pork crackling.
Example sentences
  • In small bowl, combine chicharrones, garlic and lemon zest, season with salt and pepper and toss to combine.
  • The chicharrones pork ribs, on the other hand, were nicely crisped around the edges and touched with a purée of fresh avocado and tomatoes and cilantro.
  • The interior, softly illuminated by a heat lamp, holds a fiberglass object about 2 feet long that represents a golden brown chicharron, or deep-fried pork rind.


From American Spanish chicharrón.

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Syllabification: chi·cha·rron

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