Meaning of mariscos in English:

mariscos

Pronunciation /məˈrɪskəʊz/

noun

  • With plural agreement. 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. Partly from Spanish mariscos shellfish, plural of marisco (adjective) marine, (noun) seafood from mar sea + -isco.