Definition of bacalao in English:

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bacalao

Pronunciation: /ˌbäkəˈlou/

noun

Codfish, often dried or salted, as used in Spanish and Latin American cooking.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

Spanish.

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