Definition of rodizio in English:

rodizio

(also rodízio)

noun

  • A type of Brazilian (or Portuguese) restaurant serving a large variety of grilled and roasted meats, frequently offering diners an unlimited amount of food for a fixed price.

Origin

1980s. From Brazilian Portuguese rodízio menu offering an unlimited amount of food for a fixed price, transferred use of Portuguese rodízio rotation, alternation, itself an extended use of rodízio waterwheel.

Pronunciation

rodizio

/rə(ʊ)ˈdiːzɪəʊ/