vindaloo


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vin·da·loo

 (vĭn′də-lo͞o)
n. pl. vin·da·loos
A highly seasoned dish of Indian origin made from meat or seafood cooked in a sauce of vinegar, red chilis, garlic, tamarind, and spices.

[From Konkani (Indic language of western India) vindalu, from Portuguese vinha-d'alho, vinha-d'alhos, marinade or pickle for meat made of vinegar and garlic (via Goan Indo-Portuguese (Portuguese creole of Goa)) : vinho, wine (from Latin vīnum) + de, of (from Latin ; see de-) + alho, garlic (from Latin ālium, allium; see allium).]
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vindaloo

(ˌvɪndəˈluː)
n, pl -loos
(Cookery) a type of very hot Indian curry
[C20: perhaps from Portuguese vin d'alho wine and garlic sauce]
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