[ choor-oh; Spanish choor-raw ]
/ ˈtʃʊər oʊ; Spanish ˈtʃur rɔ /
noun, plural chur·ros [choor-ohz; Spanish choor-raws]. /ˈtʃʊər oʊz; Spanish ˈtʃur rɔs/. Mexican Cooking.
a long, slender, deep-fried pastry resembling a cruller.
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Origin of churro
First recorded in 1925–30; from Spanish, perhaps after dialect churro (a kind of coarse-wooled sheep), the name for the inhabitants of the mountainous parts of Valencia, the approximate area where the pastry originated
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