Salsa Verde Definition

vârdā, -dē
A green sauce made with tomatillos, green chili peppers, and cilantro, ranging in flavor from mild to spicy and used as a condiment in Latin-American cuisine.
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Origin of Salsa Verde

  • American Spanish from Spanish green sauce salsa sauce salsa verde green (from Latin viridis)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Italian or Spanish?

    From Wiktionary

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