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charqui

[chahr-kee] /ˈtʃɑr ki/
noun
1.
jerky2 .
Origin
< American Spanish < Quechua ch'arki
Related forms
charquid
[chahr-kid] /ˈtʃɑr kɪd/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for charqui

charqui

/ˈtʃɑːkɪ/
noun
1.
meat, esp beef, cut into strips and dried
Derived Forms
charquid (ˈtʃɑːkɪd) adjective
Word Origin
C18: from Spanish, from Quechuan
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