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n. pl. gaz·pa·chos
A chilled soup made with chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers, and herbs.
[Spanish, originally, a soup made from pulverized stale or toasted bread, from a Mozarabic source perhaps akin to Spanish caspicias, remainders, and caspa, dandruff (of pre-Roman Iberian origin), or from Late Latin gāzophylacium, treasury, alms box (the soup being so called because of the miscellaneous worn-out items found in alms boxes), from Greek gāzophulakion, treasury : gāza, treasure (of Iranian origin; Persian ganj, treasure) + phulax, phulak-, guard.]
(Cookery) a Spanish soup made from tomatoes, peppers, etc, and served cold
gaz•pa•cho(gəˈspɑ tʃoʊ, gɑ-)
a cold soup made with oil and vinegar and chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, and garlic.
[1835–45; < Sp]