Definition of sancoche in English:

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Pronunciation: /saŋˈkɒtʃ/
Pronunciation: /saŋˈkɒʃ/ Pronunciation: /saŋˈkɒtʃi/
(also sancocho /saŋˈkɒtʃəʊ/)


[mass noun]
(In South America and the Caribbean) a thick soup consisting of meat and root vegetables.
Example sentences
  • 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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