Definition of bacalao in English:


Syllabification: ba·ca·lao
Pronunciation: /ˌbäkəˈlou


  • Codfish, often dried or salted, as used in Spanish and Latin American cooking.
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    • He is back, this time dishing up rustic Italian - bucatini, bacalao, a lemony roast chicken - at the casually hip West Village bistro.
    • Salt cod, or bacalao, is a speciality across Spain, and reflects earlier times without refrigeration.
    • At Christmas people eat romeritos, a plant served with sauce and potatoes; bacalao, dried codfish cooked and served in a sauce of tomatoes, olives, and onions; and all sorts of stuffed turkey.



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