Definition of sancoche in English:


Line breaks: san|coche
Pronunciation: /saŋˈkɒtʃ
, -kɒʃ, -kɒtʃi/
(also sancocho /-ˈkɒtʃəʊ/)


[mass noun]
  • (In South America and the Caribbean) a thick soup consisting of meat and root vegetables.
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    • Nonetheless, substantial stews and soups called sancocho or ajiaco, as in Colombia, are common.
    • Two popular dishes are sancocho - a soup made with meat and vegetables, and tazajo - ox meat beaten thin and grilled and covered with a tomato sauce.
    • Another favorite dish is sancocho, a meat, plantain, and vegetable stew.


from Latin American Spanish sancocho 'a stew'.

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