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  • n. A type of pork sausage from the Basque Country.


Borrowing from Spanish, from Basque txistor. (Wiktionary)


  • (If you are squeamish you might want to avoid the section of rabbits and baby goats) There are Spanish stands with superb jamon serrano, chorizo and chistorra; seafoods stands with all manner of shellfish and such deep sea fish as tuna and (sometimes) swordfish; and half a dozen stands selling hard-to-find Asian products including such fresh ingredients as bok choy, daikon and spectacular gingerroot.

    The Jewels Of Mexico: Public Markets by Vicki Cowal


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