Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small deep-fried cube of pork.

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  • noun A dish of Puerto Rican origin, made of fried pork

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[American Spanish : cuchí, pig (alteration of Spanish cochino, diminutive of coch, interj. used to call pigs) + Spanish frito, past participle of freir, to fry (from Latin frīgere).]

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From Spanish cuchí (from cochino) + frito

Examples

  • … My Latina identity also includes, because of my particularly adventurous taste buds, morcilla, -- pig intestines, patitas de cerdo con garbanzo -- pigs 'feet with beans, and la lengua y orejas de cuchifrito, pigs' tongue and ears.

    PIG’S FEET is the new MUSLIM

  • SEPTEMBER - With the Bushite army advancing on Washington, unemployment at 150\% (many people lost two jobs), global warming turning Mother Earth into one big cuchifrito, and the Supreme Court still dead - locked over whether Osama or Obama is the legitimate U.S. president, the yarmulke-wearing President-elect opted to call off the rest of 2009 and fled to his home state of Hawaii which no one has been able to locate for months.

    CounterPunch

  • Mimi is a make-believe character in Chinatown but I can give you directions to my favorite cuchifrito in the Bronx for six papa rellena, and directions to Lincoln Hospital for an angioplasty.

    La Bloga

  • Same thing with the spics up here, which word he didn't dare use to their faces or they would cut him up and serve him from a cuchifrito stand.

    Money, Money, Money

  • They need to make a cuchifrito around 40’s and Lex.

    El Rey Del Sabor Parks on Park | Midtown Lunch - Finding Lunch in the Food Wasteland of NYC's Midtown Manhattan

  • But i understand its a lot of work. hell I’d even love some guisado (of any kind!) or bacalaitos? even rellenos de papa … when the craving for puerto rican food strikes, i am close enough to hop on the train to williamsburg to my favorite cuchifrito … but if i can walk to your moms cart i SO would!

    Sandra’s Puerto Rican Food Makes My Life a Lil’ Brighter | Midtown Lunch: Downtown NYC

  • My Latina identity also includes, because of my particularly adventurous taste buds, morcilla (pig intestines), patitas de cerdo con garbanzo (pigs’ feet with beans), and la lengua y orejas de cuchifrito (pigs’ tongue and ears).

    Ideology as cultural marker

  • My Latina identity also includes, because of my particularly adventurous taste buds, morcilla (pig intestines), patitas de cerdo con garbanzo (pigs’ feet with beans), and la lengua y orejas de cuchifrito (pigs’ tongue and ears).

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • - pigs 'feet with beans, and la lengua y orejas de cuchifrito

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