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chorizo Line breaks: cho|rizo
Pronunciation: /tʃəˈriːzəʊ/
/tʃoˈriθo/ /tʃoˈriso/

Definition of chorizo in English:

noun (plural chorizos)

A spicy Spanish pork sausage.
Example sentences
  • A good selection of chorizo - spicy cured pork sausage - is now available here, although some are spicier than others.
  • We also make salamis, chorizos and cotechinos, whose combined lifespan will be between three and six months.
  • Heat a large saucepan and then gently sauté the chorizo until a spicy red oil starts to seep out and the sausage slices begin to crisp.



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