charqui

[ chahr-kee ]
/ ˈtʃɑr ki /
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noun

Origin of charqui

< American Spanish < Quechua ch'arki
Related formschar·quid [chahr-kid] /ˈtʃɑr kɪd/, adjective
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charqui

/ (ˈtʃɑːkɪ) /

noun

meat, esp beef, cut into strips and dried
Derived Formscharquid (ˈtʃɑːkɪd), adjective

Word Origin for charqui

C18: from Spanish, from Quechuan
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