[ koo-chi-free-toh; Spanish koo-chee-free-taw ]

noun,plural cu·chi·fri·tos [koo-chi-free-tohz; Spanish koo-chee-free-taws]. /ˌku tʃɪˈfri toʊz; Spanish ˌku tʃiˈfri tɔs/.
  1. a small, deep-fried cube of pork, usually from the ear, tail, or stomach.

Origin of cuchifrito

First recorded in 1960–65; from South American Spanish cuchí “pig,” from Spanish cochino “pig,” from the exclamation coch, used to drive or summon pigs + frito “fried” (see fry1)

Words Nearby cuchifrito Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023