cabrito

[ kuh-bree-toh; Spanish kah-bree-taw ]
/ kəˈbri toʊ; Spanish kɑˈβri tɔ /

noun Mexican Cooking.

the meat of a young goat.

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Origin of cabrito

First recorded in 1620–30; from Spanish: “kid,” equivalent to cabr(o) “goat” (from Latin capr-, stem of caper ) + -ito diminutive suffix

Words nearby cabrito

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Example sentences from the Web for cabrito

  • But for the present I want Gamburdo and his friends to think that I am an admirer of the cabrito.

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