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 (chə-rē′zō, -sō)
n. pl. cho·ri·zos
A spicy pork sausage seasoned especially with garlic.



n, pl -zos
(Cookery) a kind of highly seasoned pork sausage of Spain or Mexico
[C19: Spanish]


(tʃəˈri zoʊ, -soʊ)

n., pl. -zos.
a pork sausage highly seasoned with garlic, pepper, and spices.
[1840–45; < Sp.]


A highly seasoned, smoked pork sausage used in Spanish and Mexican cooking.
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Noun1.chorizo - a spicy Spanish pork sausage
sausage - highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings
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