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charqui

[ chahr-kee ]
/ ˈtʃɑr ki /
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noun

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Origin of charqui

<American Spanish <Quechua ch'arki

OTHER WORDS FROM charqui

char·quid [chahr-kid], /ˈtʃɑr kɪd/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for charqui

charqui
/ (ˈtʃɑːkɪ) /

noun

meat, esp beef, cut into strips and dried

Derived forms of charqui

charquid (ˈtʃɑːkɪd), adjective

Word Origin for charqui

C18: from Spanish, from Quechuan
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