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[vin-dl-oo, vin-dl-oo] /ˈvɪn dlˌu, ˌvɪn dlˈu/
noun, plural vindaloos.
a very hot Indian curry made with meat or poultry, flavored with tamarind, vinegar, and garlic. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for vindaloo
  • And a monkfish vindaloo was not as intriguing as it sounded, requiring more than its fair share of long-bean chutney.
  • He might as well have dunked a croissant in hot vindaloo curry sauce.
  • The curried spinach with cheese and spicy chicken vindaloo are a few of the signature dishes.
  • Shrimp vindaloo comes in a remarkable dark brown curry, tasting of vinegar and chocolate.
  • vindaloo, meat or poultry in a tangy and spicy sauce, is also well known.
British Dictionary definitions for vindaloo


noun (pl) -loos
a type of very hot Indian curry
Word Origin
C20: perhaps from Portuguese vin d'alho wine and garlic sauce
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