gazpacho[gäs pä′c̸hō, gäz-]
A bowl of gazpacho soup.
a Spanish soup made with tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and onions, chopped up raw with oil, vinegar, etc. and served cold
Origin of gazpachoSpanish
A chilled soup made with chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers, and herbs.
Origin of gazpachoSpanish, originally, a soup made from pulverized stale or toasted bread, from a Mozarabic source perhaps akin to Spanish caspicias, remainders, and caspa, dandruff (of pre-Roman Iberian origin), or from Late Latin gāzophylacium, treasury, alms box (the soup being so called because of the miscellaneous worn-out items found in alms boxes), from Greek gāzophulakion, treasury : gāza, treasure (of Iranian origin; Persian ganj, treasure) + phulax, phulak-, guard.
- A cold soup of Spanish origin, made with tomatoes and raw vegetables.