[choo r-oh; Spanish choor-raw]
- a long, slender, deep-fried pastry resembling a cruller.
Origin of churro
1885–90, Americanism; < Spanish, perhaps after dial. churro name for the inhabitants of the mountainous parts of Valencia (literally, a kind of coarse-wooled sheep), the approximate area where the pastry originated
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