Definition of mariscos in English:

mariscos

noun

  • Treated as plural. In Spanish- or Portuguese-speaking countries: various kinds of shellfish prepared as a dish.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961), writer. From Spanish mariscos or Portuguese mariscos shellfish, plural of marisco seafood, marine from mar sea + -isco.

Pronunciation

mariscos

/məˈrɪskəʊz/