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chimichurri

[ chim-ee-choor-ee ]
/ ˌtʃɪm iˈtʃʊər i /
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noun

an Argentinian sauce of fresh parsley, oregano, red chiles, lemon zest, vinegar, and olive oil, often served with grilled meat.

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Origin of chimichurri

First recorded in 1955–60; from American Spanish (Argentina, Uruguay); further origin uncertain
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