Definition of pollo in English:

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pollo

Pronunciation: /ˈpoi-ō/ /ˈpälō/

noun

Chicken (as used in the names of Italian, Spanish, or Mexican dishes).
Example sentences
  • Tuition by local experts concentrates on the cuisine of Lazio, including dishes such as pollo arrosto (roasted chicken with garlic and rosemary), zucchini al forno (oven-baked courgettes) and ciambellone (lemon sponge).
  • Another house dish is pollo encebollado, a chicken leg topped with a tangy tomato sauce chock-full of translucent onion slices.
  • Oodles of olives, tortillas, pescado, pollo and chorizo are required eating in Spain, but no longer constitute novel dining thanks to a growing number of decent tapas bars in Ireland.

Origin

Spanish and Italian.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: pol·lo

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