churro


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chur·ro

 (cho͝or′ō)
n. pl. chur·ros
A thick fritter of fried dough, usually topped with cinnamon and sugar and served with a chocolate sauce.

[Spanish, perhaps from churro, coarse, (sheep) having coarse wool, (one) speaking Spanish with an Aragonese accent (the fritter perhaps being so called because of its appearance or its possible place of origin), probably of Iberian origin; akin to Portuguese surro, uncleanliness, filth (as from sweat).]

churro

(ˈtʃuːrəʊ)
n, pl -ros
(in Spain and Latin America) a sweet, baton-shaped snack of fried dough
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