pico de gallopi·co de gal·lo
A relish made of raw, chopped tomatoes, onions, hot chili peppers, and cilantro with lime juice, used in Latin American cuisine.
Origin of pico de galloAmerican Spanish from Spanish rooster's beak ( perhaps from the resemblance of the chopping of the ingredients to the pecking of a rooster as it breaks food into pieces ) pico beak ; see pico- . de of ( from Latin dē from, off ; see de— . ) gallo rooster ( from Latin gallus ; see gal- in Indo-European roots.)
From Spanish pico de gallo.