Definition of puchero in English:

puchero

(also puchera)

noun

  • A Latin American or Spanish stew or thick soup typically made with meat and vegetables or pulses.

Origin

Late 18th century (in an earlier sense). In some forms from Spanish puchero from classical Latin pultārius kind of cooking pot (from pult-, puls + -ārius; compare Spanish (plural) puches). In some forms from Spanish puchera, probably alteration (with suffix substitution: compare -era) of puchero; compare caldero and caldera, both ‘cauldron’.

Pronunciation

puchero

/pʊˈtʃɛːrəʊ/