[chim-ee-chahng-guh; Spanish chee-mee-chahng-gah] /ˌtʃɪm iˈtʃɑŋ gə; Spanish ˌtʃi miˈtʃɑŋ gɑ/
noun, plural chimichangas
[chim-ee-chahng-guh z; Spanish chee-mee-chahng-gahs] /ˌtʃɪm iˈtʃɑŋ gəz; Spanish ˌtʃi miˈtʃɑŋ gɑs/ (Show IPA). Mexican Cookery.
a crisp, often deep-fried tortilla containing a spicy filling of pork, chicken, etc., usually served as an appetizer with sour cream, green chili sauce, melted cheese, etc.
“deep-fried burrito,” by 1964; the thing and the name for it seem to have originated somewhere along the western U.S.-Mexico border (Arizona, Sonora), but beyond that all is obscure.
noun 1. (def 3). 2. (def 2).
noun, Informal. 1. . 2. an insuperable barrier or obstacle, as to understanding. noun 1. a notional barrier between the parts of a business, esp between the market makers and brokers of a stock-exchange business, across which no information should pass to the detriment of clients 2. an insurmountable obstacle
- Chinese water deer
noun 1. a small Chinese or Korean deer, Hydropotes inermis, having tusks and no antlers: introduced into England and France
noun 1. . noun 1. a tropical Asian vine, Benincasa hispida, of the gourd family, having a brown, hairy stem, large, solitary, yellow flowers, and white, melonlike fruit. 2. the fruit itself.