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[chuh-ras-koh; Spanish choor-rahs-kaw] /tʃəˈræs koʊ; Spanish tʃurˈrɑs kɔ/

noun, plural churrascos
[chuh-ras-kohz; Spanish choor-rahs-kaws] /tʃəˈræs koʊz; Spanish tʃurˈrɑs kɔs/ (Show IPA), for 2. Latin-American Cookery.
meat cooked over an open fire.
a large piece of meat suitable for barbecuing.

a South American method of grilling meat on a wood or charcoal fire, esp. in Argentina and Brazil; also, a dish of food cooked this way
Word Origin

Spanish churrascar ‘to scorch, singe’
Usage Note



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